1/3poundgreen beanstrimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
salt and pepper to taste
For the dumplings:
2tablespoonschopped fresh parsley
2tablespoonscold unsalted buttercut into cubes
In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and add onion, celery, and carrots. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is translucent, about 4 minutes.
Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Slowly add broth, stirring constantly, and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in chicken, green beans, and salt and pepper to taste.
In a large bowl, make the dumplings by mixing together the flour, baking powder, coarse salt, and fresh parsley. Cut in butter until evenly distributed throughout the flour and stir in milk. Drop heaping spoonfuls of dumpling batter on top of chicken mixture.
Cover and simmer until dumplings are cooked through, about 12-14 minutes. Garnish with additional chopped parsley before serving.
Updated on March 22, 2020Originally Posted on October 2012