One-Pot Chicken & "Dumplings" with Vegetables  & Fresh Thyme
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One-Pot Chicken & "Dumplings"

with Vegetables & Fresh Thyme

45 MIN
4 Servings
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From the Test Kitchen

Chefs! To start the new year off with a clean slate, we’re bringing you a series of recipes designed with ease of cooking and cleanup in mind, but without sacrificing the incredible flavors you’ve come to expect from a classic Blue Apron meal. 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-Pot Chicken & "Dumplings" with Vegetables  & Fresh Thyme
Title
  • 18 oz Chopped Chicken Breast
  • 17.6 oz Gnocchi
  • ¾ lb Carrots
  • 2 stalks Celery
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 1 bunch Thyme
  • 2 Tbsps All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Tbsps Butter
  • 2 Tbsps Chicken Demi-Glace
  • ¾ cup Low-Fat Milk
  • ½ cup Cream
  • 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. 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, leaving the rest 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. Toss to coat. In a large pot, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil  on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add the butter, diced onion, celery pieces, 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 thoroughly combined.

Make the gravy
3 Make the gravy

Add the milk (carefully, as the liquid may splatter), demi-glace, and 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 & serve your dish
4 Cook the gnocchi & serve your dish

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

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Prepare the ingredients
1 Prepare the ingredients

Wash and dry the fresh produce. 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, leaving the rest 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. Toss to coat. In a large pot, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil  on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add the butter, diced onion, celery pieces, 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 thoroughly combined.

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

Add the milk (carefully, as the liquid may splatter), demi-glace, and 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 & serve your dish

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

Cook the gnocchi & serve your dish