TOMATOES AND DUMPLINGS – The Southern Woman Cooks

Tomatoes and dumplings is a straightforward dish to organize and goes nice as a facet dish to any meal.  My household loves this recipe.

Tomatoes and Dumplings - The Southern Lady Cooks

❤️WE LOVE THIS OLD-FASHIONED RECIPE

We love dishes that take us straight again to our grandmother’s kitchen and that is positively a type of. It’s simple to make and the right consolation meals. For those who love dumplings, give this one a strive!  Chicken and Dumplings are one in every of our favorites too. 

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

Diced tomatoes – You will want 2 cups and you should use recent tomatoes. You have to the juice too, so that you wont drain them. 

Bacon and Bacon Drippings – All the time a success and makes any dish higher!

Sugar – this can assist the acid within the tomatoes

Dumpling Components: 

Self-Rising Flour – should you don’t have any you can also make your personal. Learn how! 

Shortening – We use crisco and it’s what we favor. 

SWAPS

You need to use recent tomatoes on this dish and you may use stewed tomatoes. You don’t have to make use of the bacon drippings however we do assume it makes the dish higher. 

By leaving out the bacon you’ll have a vegetarian dish.

🍽️HOW TO MAKE

This dish is straightforward to make and only some components so give it a strive. It’s not going to take you a very long time to make and it’s fantastic consolation meals. 

PREPARATIONS

Go forward and check out your bacon, drain and put aside. Subsequent get all of the stuff able to make your dumplings and begin water boiling on the range. 

COOKING STEPS

Step 1
Mix tomatoes, bacon drippings, water, salt, garlic powder, pepper and sugar in a pot on prime of the range. Deliver to a boil, flip all the way down to medium and canopy.

Step 2 – Making the Dumplings
Reduce shortening into flour till combination resembles coarse crumbs. Add sufficient boiling water slowly stirring with a spoon till flour holds collectively and you can also make into dumplings in regards to the dimension of a walnut. I simply pull off a chunk of the dough and roll it right into a ball with my arms.

Step 3
Take away the highest from pot with tomatoes and drop dumplings a number of at a time into boiling tomatoes placing the highest again on every time. Cook dinner for about 10 to fifteen minutes till dumplings are cooked.

Step 4
I normally get about 12 dumplings after I make them. As soon as cooked you may sprinkle with parsley and add crumbled bacon items to the dish.

⭐TIP

Many individuals have alternative ways of constructing dumplings. We truly put collectively a publish only for this. Be taught “How to Make Dumplings” 

It will present you methods to make drop dumplings like these and in addition flat dumplings that many others favor. 

RECIPE VARIATIONS

For those who love dumplings, positively try this Ham and Dumplings recipe. It’s an exquisite approach to make use of leftover ham and revel in an ideal recipe. For those who love desserts, you’ll want to strive our Amish Caramel Dumplings. This a very fashionable recipe

Tomatoes and Dumplings - The Southern Lady Cooks

SERVE THIS WITH

This dish might be served as a predominant dish or a facet. For those who serve it as a predominant dish, simply add a facet salad. For those who make this a facet dish, you may serve this with any meat dish, like our Mississippi Pot Roast, Roasted Apricot Chicken, or Salmon Patties

❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I exploit lard as a substitute of crisco?

Sure you should use lard.

Can I pass over the bacon?

Sure, you can also make it with out the bacon.

Can I exploit different spices?

Sure, you might be inventive with this dish and use the spices you take pleasure in. 

STORING AND REHEATING

I retailer in a Tupperware container within the fridge and simply reheat within the microwave. You possibly can reheat on low on the range too. 

Cathead Biscuits

Our Nannie made these biscuits day-after-day! Many ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ opinions.

SERVING SIZE

This dish makes about 6 servings, and you may simply double it. This dish is made with quite simple components and a easy recipe you may double.

Tomatoes and Dumplings

The Southern Woman Cooks

That is an old style recipe that’s fantastic with recent or canned tomatoes. This dish is fabulous consolation meals!

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook dinner Time 15 minutes

Complete Time 25 minutes

Course Major Course, Facet Dish

Delicacies American

  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes or sufficient recent tomatoes peeled and mashed to make 2 cups. Don’t drain canned tomatoes and use the juice with the recent ones
  • 2 to three slices bacon cooked
  • 1 tablespoon bacon drippings
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon white granulated sugar

Dumplings Components:

  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 tablespoon shortening I exploit Crisco
  • Boiling water

Instructions:

  • Fry the bacon, drain and put aside. Mix tomatoes, bacon drippings, water, salt, garlic powder, pepper and sugar in a pot on prime of the range. Deliver to a boil, flip all the way down to medium and canopy.

Dumplings Instructions:

  • Reduce shortening into flour till combination resembles coarse crumbs. Add sufficient boiling water slowly stirring with a spoon till flour holds collectively and you can also make into dumplings in regards to the dimension of a walnut. I simply pull off a chunk of the dough and roll it right into a ball with my arms. Take away prime from pot with tomatoes and drop dumplings a number of at a time into boiling tomatoes placing prime again on every time. Cook dinner for about 10 to fifteen minutes till dumplings are cooked. I normally get about 12 dumplings after I make them. As soon as cooked you may sprinkle with parsley and add crumbled bacon items to the dish. Makes about 6 servings

Key phrase Tomatoes and Dumplings

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