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       Title: Chicken and Dumpling Casserole
  Categories: Main dish, Chicken, Casseroles, Format/may
       Yield: 8 Servings
  
     1/2 c  Chopped onion
     1/2 c  Chopped celery
       2    Garlic cloves; minced
     1/4 c  Butter or margarine
     1/2 c  Flour
       2 ts Sugar
       1 ts Salt
       1 ts Dried basil
     1/4 ts Pepper
       4 c  Chicken broth
      10 oz Frozen green peas
       4 c  Cubed cooked chicken
 
 -------------------------DUMPLINGS-------------------------
       2 c  Buttermilk biscuit mix
       2 ts Dried basil
     2/3 c  Milk
  
   In a large saucepan, saute onion, celery and garlic in
   butter until tender. Add flour, sugar, salt, basil,
   pepper and broth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1
   minute; reduce heat. Add peas and cook for 5 minutes,
   stirring constantly. Stir in chicken. Pour into a
   greased 13x9 inch baking dish. For dumplings, combine
   biscuit mix and basil in a bowl. Stir in milk with a
   fork until moistened. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto
   casserole (12 dumplings). Bake, uncovered, at 350
   degrees for 30 minutes. Cover and bake 10 minutes more
   or until the dumplings are done.
   
   Serves 6 to 8 people.
   
   Source: _More Family Favorites_ by Mary Beth Roe;
   1996. MM format by Mary Ann Young
  
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