Turkey Stew With Biscuit-Style Dumplings



  1. In a slow cooker combine carrot, celery, and onion.
  2. Stir in turkey.
  3. Set aside 1/2 cup of the broth.
  4. In a bowl combine remaining broth, cream of chicken soup, sage, and pepper.
  5. Stir into mixture in slow cooker.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or on high for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.
  7. For dumplings, stir together 1 cup flour, baking powder, and salt.
  8. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  9. Add milk and stir just until moistened.
  10. If using low setting, turn to high setting.
  11. In a bowl, whisk together reserved 1/2 cup broth and 1/4 cup flour.
  12. Stir into mixture in slow cooker.
  13. Drop biscuit dough by teaspoonfuls onto mixture in slow cooker.
  14. Cover and cook for 45 minutes.
  15. Turn off slow cooker.
  16. Let stand, covered, for 15 minutes before serving.