Herb Roasted Chicken and White Cheddar Dumplings

5.00 out of 5 based on 10 customer ratings
(10 customer reviews )


Marinated roasted chicken with fresh herbs and spices in a rich, creamy sauce with white cheddar dumplings, sautéed carrots, and green beans, and finished with fresh parsley. The ultimate comfort meal!


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10 reviews for Herb Roasted Chicken and White Cheddar Dumplings

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    5 out of 5


    Pretty close to perfect

    First things first…the flavor is phenomenal. Maybe one of my top five backpacking meals. Without question I will be buying this again to add to the pack. I do have to say that the dumplings did not rehydrate well and even after more time than suggested and being placed in a reflectix coozie, they were still a little bit crunchy. But the strange thing is that it was actually very pleasant. Reminded me of eating an incredible chicken stew with biscuits and once in a while you get a burnt biscuit bottom. Very tasty and it seemed to add some texture. So maybe a pro, maybe a con but the flavor, nutritional value, price, and serving size were perfect. Do yourself a favor and pick up this meal. Looking forward to the rest of the menu options. So glad I found Pinnacle Foods.

    5 of 5 found this helpful
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    5 out of 5


    The Business!

    The meals just keep on getting better and better. I keep a solid stash of this and the biscuits and gravy at all times. Phenomenal meal. Texture, ingredients, shelf life - all top shelf! The absolute best.

    2 of 2 found this helpful
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    5 out of 5

    Denise Lindsay

    BEST Ever!

    This meal is hands down the best I've ever had! I've tried many varieties and many brands, but this Pinnacle chicken and dumpling was just that good - comfort food that was super flavorful and really filling. I'll be buying a bunch of these so my other family members can enjoy it on our next backpacking trip!

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    5 out of 5



    Wow. I've been avoiding freeze-dried backpacking meals for decades because so many horrible. This meal is spot on in every way - flavor, texture, consistency, calorie/weight ratio, & high protein. Really a perfect trail meal!! I would give this 6 stars if I could. Thank you!

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    5 out of 5

    Brittney Patenaude

    10/10 will absolutely buy these again and again!

    The Chicken and dumplings were fire! You can taste the amount of effort that went into making these so delicious. I agree with some of the reviews that the dumplings had a little bit of a crunch in the middle, but I prefer it that way. I will 100% be buying this again!

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    5 out of 5

    Daniel Pace

    Really good!

    Pinnacle is quickly becoming my favorite among freeze dried meals. I love this meal! Nice sauce, good flavor, good rehydration on the chicken. As with most dumpling or biscuit-type meals, these dumplings have a slight bit of crunch to them, but I actually prefer that. All in all, this is a really exceptional meal. I've ordered more of these to have on hand.

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    5 out of 5


    Super Yum!

    Super good. Amazing. Looking forward to fueling up with Pinnacle this summer!

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    5 out of 5

    [email protected]

    Really good!

    I love how you can burn the bag as well after!

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    5 out of 5


    Absolutely amazing!

    This meal blew me away with how good it was. Giant tender pieces of chicken, rich creamy sauce and nice tender dumplings. So good!

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    5 out of 5


    A trail meal I actually look forward to

    I'll confess, sometimes while backpacking my evening meal is more endured than enjoyed. That's not even close to the case with Pinnacle Foods' Herb Roasted Chicken and White Cheddar Dumplings. Sure, it's still dehydrated food but it's easily the tastiest, best textured, and enjoyable trail meal I've eaten in years. Hint - after letting the pack sit for 12 minutes as directed, open and stir well, then close and let sit for another 3-4 minutes to help the biscuits rehydrate and lose any lingering crunchiness. Goodbye gagging down my dinner and hello to sporking up every drop!

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Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 710
  • Total Fat: 33 g
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g
    • Trans Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 200 mg
  • Sodium: 1260 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 55 g
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g
    • Sugars: 15 g
  • Protein: 47 g


ChickenChicken Stock (Chicken, Water, Carrots, Celery, Onions) • Whole Milk (Milk, Vitamin D) • Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Folic Acid) • Onion • Carrots • Green Beans • White Cheddar (Pasteurized Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes) • Butter (Cream, Salt) • Celery Parsley Organic Cane Sugar • Garlic • Kosher Salt • Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Cornstarch, Monocalcium Phosphate) • Avocado Oil • Black Pepper • Backing Soda • Thyme • Rosemary • Onion Powder • Paprika • Bay Leaf • Sage • Garlic Powder

Contains: Milk, Wheat