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Simple Dumpling Soup

Quick but impressive starter to any dinner
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Comfort, Few ingredients, Pantry Cooking
Servings: 6 bowls


  • Soup pan


Soup Base

  • 8 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 cup Carrots thinly sliced or grated
  • 1/2 cup Celery thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano


  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tb Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3 Tb Butter melted
  • 1 cup Milk



  • In a large pot add the broth and bring it to boil
  • Add in veggies and let simmer

Make Dumplings

  • Mix together dry ingredients in large bowl
  • Melt butter in saucepan and add milk until warm
  • Add warm liquid to dry ingredients and mix well
  • Form into 1/2" balls of dough, adding additional flour if needed
  • Add dumplings to broth and let simmer on medium/low heat for 10 minutes
  • Broth will thicken as the dumplings cook
  • Serve several dumplings in each bowl and add a ladle of broth and veggies


This is the perfect basic soup base to play with. 
  • Add chicken: Make it fancy by adding chicken, use cooked shredded chicken at the end for an easy upgrade or add cubed chicken in the beginning with the veggies
  • Asian twist: add ginger, scallions, and thinly sliced mushrooms. Diced tofu optional.