Turkey and Dumplings


It's slow cooker comfort food! Turkey and veggies topped with homemade dumplings are never a bad decision.

Turkey and Dumplings
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Stand Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 35 mins


  • 1 ½ cup thinly sliced carrots (3 medium)

  • 1 ½ cup thinly sliced celery (3 stalks)

  • 1 medium onion, cut into very thin wedges

  • 1 ¼ pound turkey breast tenderloin, cut into 3/4-inch cubes

  • 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 10.75 ounce can condensed cream of chicken soup

  • 2 teaspoon dried leaf sage, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoon shortening

  • ½ cup milk

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour


  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine carrots, celery, and onion; stir in turkey. Set aside 1/2 cup of the broth. In a medium bowl combine remaining broth, the soup, sage, and pepper; stir into mixture in cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours.

  3. For biscuits, stir together the 1 cup flour, the baking powder, and salt. Use a pastry blender to cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk and stir just until moistened.

  4. If using low-heat setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting. In a small bowl whisk together reserved 1/2 cup broth and the 1/4 cup flour; stir into mixture in cooker. Drop biscuit dough by small spoonfuls on top of mixture in cooker. Cover and cook for 45 minutes more.

  5. Remove ceramic liner from cooker or turn off cooker. Let stand, covered, for 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

320 Calories
8g Fat
30g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 809mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 90.9mg 7%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 482mg 10%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 72.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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