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Weight Watchers Chicken and Dumplings

Weight Watchers Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

A healthy, low calorie, low fat version of a favorite Southern comfort food dinner!

105 calories means you won’t have the guilt with this dinner!

2 WW Freestyle Points and 4 Weight Watchers Smart Points

The secret is using tortillas instead of dumplings!

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Weight Watchers Chicken and Dumplings in a bowl

Tips and Tricks

Preparing the Chicken

Use rotisserie chicken or leftover cooked chicken for convenience. Make sure the chicken is chopped into bite-sized pieces for easy eating.

Enhancing Flavor

For extra flavor, you can sauté some diced onions and garlic in the saucepan before adding the broth and soup. This adds depth to the overall taste of the dish.

Adding Vegetables

Consider adding some vegetables like carrots, peas, or corn to make the dish more nutritious and colorful. Add them to the boiling broth and soup mixture before adding the tortillas.

Tortilla Tips

When cutting the tortillas into 2-inch pieces, make sure they are evenly sized to ensure even cooking. Drop them into the boiling liquid one at a time to prevent them from sticking together.


Keep the heat at a gentle simmer after adding the tortillas. Stir occasionally to prevent the tortillas from sticking to the bottom of the pan and to ensure they cook evenly.

Adjusting Seasoning

Taste the soup before serving and adjust the seasoning if needed. You can add more celery salt, salt, or pepper according to your preference. A dash of hot sauce or some red pepper flakes can add a nice kick if you like a bit of spice.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this hearty dish with a side of steamed vegetables or a fresh green salad. Some crusty bread or garlic bread would also complement it well.

Storing Leftovers

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Reheat gently on the stove or in the microwave, adding a splash of chicken broth if needed to maintain the soup’s consistency.


This dish can be frozen for up to three months. Allow it to cool completely before transferring to freezer-safe containers. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

Customizing the Recipe

Feel free to customize the recipe by using whole wheat or low-carb tortillas. You can also experiment with different seasonings like thyme or rosemary for a different flavor profile.

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Weight Watchers Chicken and Dumplings

Weight Watchers Chicken and Dumplings

Nesting Lane
Weight Watchers Chicken and Dumplings Recipe with cream of chicken soup. chicken broth, celery, and fat free tortillas. 2 WW Freestyle Points and 4 Smart Points
4.83 from 17 votes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8




  • Combine the broth, soup, and chicken in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Add celery salt, salt, and pepper.
  • While keeping liquid boiling, drop tortillas into liquid one at a time. Reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes, until tender.


2 WW Freestyle Points and 4 Smart Points


Calories: 104.7kcalCarbohydrates: 0.2gProtein: 15.7gFat: 4.1gSaturated Fat: 1.2gCholesterol: 44.2mgSodium: 43.9mgSugar: 0.1g
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