Pancake Mix Chicken & Dumplings

Step 1:

Combine chopped vegetables with butter in heavy bottom pan.  Cook until vegetables are softened.

Step 2:

Add flour to partially cooked vegetables and stir to coat.  Continue to cook for at least 1 minute.

Step 3:

Next, add chicken broth to flour covered vegetables.  Continue to cook over medium heat.  Once it boils add milk and chicken.

Step 4:

Make dumpling batter in a medium bowl by whisking dry ingredients and then adding the wet ingredients.  Stir to combine.

Step 5:

Use a medium cookie scoop or about 1.5 tablespoons of dumpling batter and drop into broth.  Continue until you have a dozen dumplings.

Step 6:

Add lid to pot and simmer for 15 minutes. 

Step 7:

Top with thyme leaves and fresh black pepper.

Eat & Enjoy!