I wish I could take credit for this brilliant, delicious Creamy, Chicken and Dumpling Soup, but I can’t. My husband’s cousin’s wife made a version of this a few years ago. I don’t remember the original recipe. but she used flour tortillas to make the dumplings, which I thought was brilliant. That soup served as the inspiration for this one/
I normally hate Chicken and Dumpling Soup, but this is creamy and absolutely delicious. Plus, it’s SUPER EASY. It’s perfect for a cold winter day. Your family will love it.
Creamy, Chicken and Dumpling Soup
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 medium onion
2 stalks celery
2 bay leaves
1 (15 ounce) can chicken broth
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 soup can filled with water
1 1/ 3 cups mixed frozen peas and carrot
2 cups chopped rotisserie chicken
3 (6-inch) flour tortillas
Chop onion and celery. Set aside.
Place tortillas on top of each other and use a knife or pizza cutter to cut into ½ inch rectangles or squares. Set aside.
Heat oil in a medium-large pot over medium heat. When hot, add onions, celery, bay leaves and cook 5-7 minutes, until tender. Add chicken stock, soup and then fill the soup can with water and add to pot. Toss in frozen peas and carrots and bring to a boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce to strong simmer and add chicken and tortillas. The tortillas serve as dumplings. Cook 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste and then serve. Serve with a roll because you will want to sop up all the deliciousness that is this soup.