One-Pan Chicken & "Dumplings" with Fall Vegetables  & Fresh Thyme
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One-Pan Chicken & "Dumplings"

with Fall Vegetables & Fresh Thyme

40 MIN
4 Servings
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It doesn’t get much more comforting than this hearty dish: chicken, gnocchi, and seasonal vegetables all come together in a rich gravy seasoned with fresh thyme and aromatic spices.

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One-Pan Chicken & "Dumplings" with Fall Vegetables  & Fresh Thyme
Title
  • 1⅛ lbs Chopped Chicken Breast
  • 17.6 oz Gnocchi
  • 6 oz Carrots
  • 2 stalks Celery
  • 1 Purple Top Turnip
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 1 bunch Thyme
  • 2 Tbsps All-Purpose Flour
  • ¾ cup Low-Fat Milk
  • 2 Tbsps Butter
  • 2 Tbsps Chicken Demi-Glace
  • 1 Tbsp Weeknight Hero Spice Blend (Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Smoked Paprika, & Whole Dried Parsley)
Prepare the ingredients:
1 Prepare the ingredients:

Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut off and discard the ends of the turnip; medium dice. Halve, peel, and medium dice the onion. Halve the celery lengthwise, then cut into 1-inch pieces. Peel the carrots; halve lengthwise, then cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Pick half the thyme leaves off the stems; discard the stems. Keep the remaining thyme sprigs whole.

Cook the chicken & vegetables:
2 Cook the chicken & vegetables:

Pat the chicken dry with paper towels; place in a large bowl. Season with salt, pepper, and the spice blend. Stir to coat. In a large, high-sided pan (or pot), heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken in an even layer and cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add the butter, diced turnip and onion, celery and carrot pieces, and whole thyme sprigs; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are softened and the chicken is cooked through. Evenly top with the flour. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until combined.

Make the gravy:
3 Make the gravy:

Add 2 cups of water; season with salt and pepper. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium-high and cook, stirring occasionally, 10 to 12 minutes, or until thickened.

Cook the gnocchi:
4 Cook the gnocchi:

Add the gnocchi, demi-glace, and milk. Increase the heat to high and cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 5 minutes, or until the gnocchi are tender. Turn off the heat. Carefully remove the thyme sprigs. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Serve your dish:
5 Serve your dish:

Serve the cooked chicken, vegetables, and gnocchi garnished with as much of the thyme leaves as you’d like. Enjoy!

Tips from Home Chefs

Prepare the ingredients:
1 Prepare the ingredients:

Wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut off and discard the ends of the turnip; medium dice. Halve, peel, and medium dice the onion. Halve the celery lengthwise, then cut into 1-inch pieces. Peel the carrots; halve lengthwise, then cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Pick half the thyme leaves off the stems; discard the stems. Keep the remaining thyme sprigs whole.

2 Cook the chicken & vegetables:

Pat the chicken dry with paper towels; place in a large bowl. Season with salt, pepper, and the spice blend. Stir to coat. In a large, high-sided pan (or pot), heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken in an even layer and cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add the butter, diced turnip and onion, celery and carrot pieces, and whole thyme sprigs; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are softened and the chicken is cooked through. Evenly top with the flour. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until combined.

Cook the chicken & vegetables:
Make the gravy:
3 Make the gravy:

Add 2 cups of water; season with salt and pepper. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium-high and cook, stirring occasionally, 10 to 12 minutes, or until thickened.

4 Cook the gnocchi:

Add the gnocchi, demi-glace, and milk. Increase the heat to high and cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 5 minutes, or until the gnocchi are tender. Turn off the heat. Carefully remove the thyme sprigs. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Cook the gnocchi:
Serve your dish:
5 Serve your dish:

Serve the cooked chicken, vegetables, and gnocchi garnished with as much of the thyme leaves as you’d like. Enjoy!

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