TOMATOES AND DUMPLINGS – The Southern Girl Cooks

Tomatoes and dumplings is a simple dish to arrange 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 undoubtedly a type of. It’s straightforward to make and the proper consolation meals. If you happen to love dumplings, give this one a strive!  Chicken and Dumplings are certainly one of our favorites too. 

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

Diced tomatoes – You’re going to want 2 cups and you need to use contemporary tomatoes. You will want the juice too, so that you wont drain them. 

Bacon and Bacon Drippings – At all times a success and makes any dish higher!

Sugar – this may assist the acid within the tomatoes

Dumpling Substances: 

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

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

SWAPS

You should use contemporary tomatoes on this dish and you would use stewed tomatoes. You don’t have to make use of the bacon drippings however we do suppose it makes the dish higher. 

By leaving out the bacon you should 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 take a look at 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 right down to medium and canopy.

Step 2 – Making the Dumplings
Minimize 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 measurement of a walnut. I simply pull off a bit of the dough and roll it right into a ball with my palms.

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 once I make them. As soon as cooked you may sprinkle with parsley and add crumbled bacon items to the dish.

⭐TIP

Many individuals have other ways of constructing dumplings. We really put collectively a put up only for this. Be taught “How to Make Dumplings” 

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

RECIPE VARIATIONS

If you happen to love dumplings, undoubtedly take a look at this Ham and Dumplings recipe. It’s an exquisite manner to make use of leftover ham and revel in an awesome recipe. If you happen to love desserts, you’ll want to strive our Amish Caramel Dumplings. This a very talked-about recipe

Tomatoes and Dumplings - The Southern Lady Cooks

SERVE THIS WITH

This dish may be served as a major dish or a facet. If you happen to serve it as a major dish, simply add a facet salad. If you happen to 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 need to use lard.

Can I omit the bacon?

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

Can I exploit different spices?

Sure, you may be inventive with this dish and use the spices you get pleasure from. 

STORING AND REHEATING

I retailer in a Tupperware container within the fridge and simply reheat within the microwave. You’ll be able to reheat on low on the range too. 

Cathead Biscuits

Our Nannie made these biscuits day by day! Many ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ evaluations.

SERVING SIZE

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

Tomatoes and Dumplings

The Southern Girl Cooks

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

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook dinner Time 15 minutes

Complete Time 25 minutes

Course Foremost Course, Facet Dish

Delicacies American

  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes or sufficient contemporary tomatoes peeled and mashed to make 2 cups. Don’t drain canned tomatoes and use the juice with the contemporary 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 Substances:

  • 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 right down to medium and canopy.

Dumplings Instructions:

  • Minimize 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 measurement of a walnut. I simply pull off a bit of the dough and roll it right into a ball with my palms. 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 once 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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