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Weight Watchers Quick and Easy Dumplings

Weight Watchers Quick and Easy Dumplings Recipe

Southern cooking is all about comfort food, and nothing is more comforting than a big bowl of homemade dumplings. While they might seem like they’re tough to make from scratch, dumplings are actually quite simple and only require a few ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry.

This classic Southern recipe is made with all-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, margarine, and milk. They are quick and easy, and ready in just 20 minutes, so they are perfect when you don’t have a lot of time to prepare dinner for your family.

The key to tender, fluffy dumplings is to not over-mix the dough. Once the ingredients are combined, gently fold the dough until it comes together. Then, use a spoon or your hands to form small balls before dropping them into your simmering soup or stew.

In just a few minutes, you’ll have Southern-style dumplings that will satisfy any craving.

What are Dumplings

Dumplings are a type of food that can be found in many different cultures all over the world. They are typically made from dough and can be plain, or filled with a variety of fillings, and then boiled or steamed.

Dumplings can be savory or sweet, and there are endless variations on the recipe.

Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 4 Blue Plan and 3 Green Plan
4 WW Freestyle and Points 3 Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.

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Dumplings in a white bowl with broth.


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Featured Ingredients

Flour

Flour in a white ramekin on a light wooden surface.
Flour

Salt

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Salt


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Dumplings in a white bowl.
Dumplings in a white bowl filled with broth.

Weight Watchers Quick and Easy Dumplings

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Weight Watchers Quick and Easy Dumplings Recipe. They are quick and easy, and ready in just 20 minutes, so they are perfect when you don't have a lot of time to prepare dinner for your family. Add them to your favorite soup or stew.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Equipment

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • In a mixing bowl, add flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir to mix well.
  • Cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Add milk and stir until soft dough forms.
  • Drop by spoonfuls into a boiling stew.
  • Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Notes

Add the dumplings to your favorite soup or stew.
MyWW Points: 4 Blue Plan and 3 Green Plan
4 WW Freestyle and Points 3 Smart Points
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 105kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 2.8gFat: 2.4gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 386mgPotassium: 54mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 2g
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