Monday, December 31, 2012

Turkey Stew with Dumplings

This is an easy way to use up leftover turkey.  Just toss the ingredients into the slow cooker in the morning, and that afternoon you'll have a hearty, delicious meal ready.

Yield: 6 servings


Ingredients


  • 3 cups shredded cooked turkey
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large potato, cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped celery leaves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp chicken soup base
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • Dumplings
    • 1 cup biscuit mix
    • 1/3 cup milk

Directions


  1. Mix the first 11 ingredients in a large crockpot.  Cook on low for six hours.
  2. Remove the bay leaves.
  3. Combine the water and cornstarch and mix well.  Pour into the stew and mix.  Add the frozen corn & peas.
  4. For the dumplings, combine the biscuit mix and milk.  Drop by tablespoon full onto the top of the stew.  Cover and cook on low for 30-40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  5. Serve hot.

Adapted from Taste of Home.






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