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Baked Cornmeal Dumplings

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


6 servings

These big, golden cornmeal dumplings are delicious with stew or any type of dish with gravy.—Grace Yaskovic, Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey


  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cornmeal
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • Additional minced fresh parsley, optional


  1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Combine milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients. Bring broth to a boil; carefully transfer to a 2-1/2-qt. round baking dish. Drop batter in six mounds onto broth.
  2. Cover and bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a dumpling comes out clean (do not lift the cover while baking). Garnish with parsley if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 221 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 909mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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