Chicken and Dumpling Soup Recipe

Servings: 6 -8
Author: Alyona's Cooking
A chicken based soup with plump homemade dumplings all made in one-pot! This chicken dumpling soup has simple ingredients, tastes delicious and happens to be kid friendly! A soup to keep in your meal rotation!


  • 1 Chicken breast diced
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 2 tsp salt divided
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 cups broth or water and 1/2 tbsp of chicken bullion powder
  • 1/3 cup dill
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3 cups flour + 3 TBSP


  • In a large pot saut√© chicken and onion with 1 tsp of salt and 1/2 tsp of pepper in 1/4 cup of oil until onions are translucent.
  • Add in the broth and bring to a simmer over medium/low heat.
  • Meanwhile MAKE DUMPLINGS: Combine together the baking soda, buttermilk, 1 tsp of salt and 3 cups plus 3 TBSP of flour. Form a dough. Transfer to a lightly floured surface and cut into 6 equal pieces (dough will be tacky just dust flour as your working.) Roll out each piece to a 22-inch log and cut 1-inch thick pieces.
  • Throw into the pot of boiling soup and cook for 5-7 minutes. Turn off the heat and add the dill and crushed garlic.