Chicken and Dumpling Casserole – Amish Recipe

Chicken and Dumpling Casserole:

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package (10 oz.) frozen peas
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken


  • 2 cups buttermilk biscuit mix
  • 2/3 cup milk


Sauté onion, celery, and garlic in butter until tender.

Add flour, sugar salt, pepper, and broth; bring to a boil.

Cook and stir for 1 minute, then reduce heat to medium-low. Add peas and cook for 5 minutes, stirring.

Stir in chicken. Pour into a greased 13 x 9-inch pan.

For dumplings, combine biscuit mix and milk using a fork, until moistened. Drop by spoonfuls onto casserole, making 12 dumplings throughout the pan.

Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes. Cover with foil and bake 10 minutes more.

Yield: 6 servings

This recipe has been provided as an excerpt from The Amish Family Cookbook by Jerry & Tina Eicher.
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The Amish Family Cookbook by Jerry and Tina Eicher

The Amish Family Cookbook

By Jerry and Tina Eicher

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From the home of bestselling author Jerry Eicher (more than 350,000 books sold) and his wife, Tina, comes this warm and inviting peek into an Amish kitchen, complete with Amish recipes, proverbs, and humor.

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