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Chicken Dumpling Soup in a bowl

Mom's Chicken Dumpling Soup

This homemade chicken dumpling soup comes straight out of Mom's cookbook. It's that simple kind of comfort food that never goes out of style!
Course Soup
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 94kcal


  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 2 small carrots
  • oil for cooking
  • 4 qts water
  • 1 tbsp Better Than Bouillon
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 3 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups homemade dumplings
  • 3 yellow potatoes
  • 1/2 bunch green onion


  • Cut the chicken thighs in to bite-sized pieces.
    Ingredients on the table including; 3 potatoes, 2 carrots, dumplings in a bowl, a jar of 2better then bouillon chicken, half an onion, green onions, a bowl with chicken, a bowl with salt and oil
  • Dice the onions and grate the carrots. In a skillet preheated with oil, sauté the onion until golden brown. Add in the shredded carrots and cook until softened.
    Shredded carrots and diced onions in a deep skillet
  • Place cooked ingredients into a large soup pot or Dutch oven. Next, add the water, Better than Bouillon broth concentrate, and season with salt and black pepper to taste. Add the diced chicken and let the soup simmer until it's fully cooked. Add in the dumplings and simmer until they float to the top.
    Chicken Dumpling Soup in a pot
  • Clean and dice the potatoes into small pieces. Add them to the soup pot and simmer until they are easily pierced with a fork. Add in the diced green onion and remove the soup from heat.
    Chicken Dumpling Soup in a pot
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!
    Chicken Dumpling Soup in a bowl


Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 394mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2045IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.4mg