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                  Chicken Casserole with Potato Dumplings
 
 Recipe By     : Miriam P. Posvolsky
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Courses                     Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2                    chicken breasts -- with the bones
                         and skins
    4      cups          chicken stock
    4                    tomatoes -- peeled and seeded
      1/2                onion -- chopped
      1/2                bell pepper -- chopped
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
      1/4  cup           pitted green olives -- sliced
                         salt and pepper -- to  taste
 
                         POTATO DUMPLINGS
    1      lb            potato
      1/2  to 3/4  lb    flour
      1/4  cup           parmesan cheese -- grated
                         salt and pepper -- to  taste
                         nutmeg
    1      lb            mozzarella cheese -- diced
    2      tablespoons   olive oil
 
 1. Cook chicken in broth: Bring broth to a boil , dump chicken, bring to a
 new boil cover to seal.
 2. Turn  off heat. Let stand 1 hour, covered.Let cool. Remove skin and
 bones and shred chicken.
 3. Make sauce :  Cook onions in oil, stir in garlic, cook 1 minute. Add
 bell pepper, cook until wilted. Add chopped tomatoes and season. Simmer 10
 minutes.
 4. Add chicken and 1/4 cup broth to sauce. Cook 10 minutes. Set aside.
 5. Make dumplings:
 6. Cook potatoes in their skins. Peel and mash. Let cool.
 7. Stir in flour, seasonings and parmesan  to combine until firm.
 8. Make 1 1/2 " balls, flatten them and place a dice of mozzarella in the
 center. Re shape the ball.
 9. Place dumplings in a baking dish all around close to the sides.
 10. Place chicken, olives and sauce in the center.
 11.  You may top ea dumpling with a little butter ( an idea I just had)
 12. Sprinkle parmesan on all.
  Bake in 350 for 30 minutes.
 
 From a show on Brazilian TV
 
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 NOTES : I made several changes to this dish. The original recipe calls for
 1 egg in the potato mixture.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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