Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  181
  • Protein  6 g
  • Carbohydrates  37 g
  • Fat  1 g
  • Cholesterol  2 mg
  • Sodium  185 mg
  • Potassium  92 mg
  • Phosphorus  104 mg
  • Calcium  120 mg
  • Fiber  1.2 g


The kidney-friendly recipe for Dumplings is delicious and should be considered as your next meal's side dish.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Kristin from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 2 dumplings


  • 2 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 4 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup lowfat milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 32 ounces low-sodium chicken broth


  1. Mix first five ingredients well to form a stiff dough.
  2. In a large skillet heat chicken broth to a boil.
  3. Drop dough by spoonfuls (12) into boiling broth and cover. 
  4. Simmer 10 minutes without removing the lid.  Serve with roasted chicken and gravy.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2-1/2 starch

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use a skillet or straight-sided sauté pan to give dumplings plenty of room. Broth should almost cover the dumplings.

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TLCurington says:


Easy and delicious! I mixed some chicken broth with it instead of plain water and Mrs. Dash seasoning in it. It went well with the Zesty chicken & deviled green beans.

Apr. 24, 2013, 4:58 PM - Inappropriate review?


delfis0361__ says:


I have not tried the receipt yet, but will. This isn't so much a comment but a question, how would it change the nutrients per serving if you added just a little chicken? Is that possible? Moderator comment: Sure, each ounce of stewed chicken you will add 50 calories, 7.5 grams protein, 20 mg sodium, 51 mg potassium and 43 mg phosphorus.

Jun. 24, 2011, 8:58 AM - Inappropriate review?


Karla Adolphsen says:


This website is awesome. It gives me more ideas for how to cook for myself. Thank you!

Oct. 02, 2010, 10:06 PM - Inappropriate review?

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