Featherlight Herb Dumplings

Preparation info
  • Makes 12 dumplings, Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Easy Soups from Scratch with Quick Breads to Match: 70 Recipes to Pair and Share

By Ivy Manning

Published 2017

  • About

When gently poached in a brothy soup, these dumplings have a light, fluffy texture and delicious flavor, thanks to fresh herbs and lemon zest. All you need is a bowl and a wooden spoon.


  • cups [210 g] all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup [70


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt. Add the butter and rub it into the flour mixture with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine granola. Add the milk, herbs, and lemon zest and stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture just comes together and there are no traces of dry flour. Don’t overmix or the dumplings will be tou