Zucchini Dumpling Stew

6 slices bacon
1 med. onion, diced
1 med. green pepper, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
8 cups stewed tomatoes
4 cups diced, unpeeled zucchini
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 cups biscuit mix
milk (according to directions on biscuit mix)

Cook zucchini until tender in salted water.  Drain.
Cut bacon into small pieces and brown in a 4-qt pan until crisp.  Add onion, celery and green pepper.  Cook 10 minutes.  Add tomatoes, zucchini, salt and pepper.  Bring to a boil.
Mix biscuit mix and milk together according to package directions for dumplings.  Drop dough by Tbsps. into boiling stew.  Lower heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.  Cover and simmer another 10 minutes or until dumplings are done.  Serve over dumplings.