TOMATOES AND DUMPLINGS – The Southern Girl Cooks

Tomatoes and dumplings is a straightforward 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 kind of. It’s simple to make and the right consolation meals. In the event you love dumplings, give this one a attempt!  Chicken and Dumplings are considered one of our favorites too. 

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

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

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

Sugar – this may assist the acid within the tomatoes

Dumpling Components: 

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

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

SWAPS

You need to use contemporary tomatoes on this dish and you could possibly 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’ll have a vegetarian dish.

🍽️HOW TO MAKE

This dish is straightforward to make and just a few elements so give it a attempt. It’s not going to take you a very long time to make and it’s great 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 high of the range. Carry to a boil, flip all the way down to medium and canopy.

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

Step 3
Take away the highest from pot with tomatoes and drop dumplings just a few at a time into boiling tomatoes placing the highest again on every time. Prepare 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 submit only for this. Be taught “How to Make Dumplings” 

It will present you find out how to make drop dumplings like these and in addition flat dumplings that many others choose. 

RECIPE VARIATIONS

In the event you love dumplings, undoubtedly try this Ham and Dumplings recipe. It’s an exquisite manner to make use of leftover ham and luxuriate in an ideal recipe. In the event you love desserts, you’ll want to attempt our Amish Caramel Dumplings. This a extremely popular recipe

Tomatoes and Dumplings - The Southern Lady Cooks

SERVE THIS WITH

This dish could be served as a fundamental dish or a facet. In the event you serve it as a fundamental dish, simply add a facet salad. In the event you 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 take advantage of lard as a substitute of crisco?

Sure you should use lard.

Can I miss the bacon?

Sure, you may make it with out the bacon.

Can I take advantage of different spices?

Sure, you could 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’ll be able to reheat on low on the range too. 

Cathead Biscuits

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

SERVING SIZE

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

Tomatoes and Dumplings

The Southern Girl Cooks

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

Prep Time 10 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 15 minutes

Whole Time 25 minutes

Course Fundamental Course, Aspect 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 Components:

  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 tablespoon shortening I take advantage of 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 high of the range. Carry to a boil, flip all the way down to medium and canopy.

Dumplings Instructions:

  • Lower shortening into flour till combination resembles coarse crumbs. Add sufficient boiling water slowly stirring with a spoon till flour holds collectively and you may make into dumplings in regards to the dimension of a walnut. I simply pull off a bit of the dough and roll it right into a ball with my fingers. Take away high from pot with tomatoes and drop dumplings just a few at a time into boiling tomatoes placing high again on every time. Prepare 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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