A quick, easy and delicious soup that starts with frozen pork dumplings. Ready in less than 30 minutes!
2carrotspeeled and cut into matchsticks
16ozpkg. frozen pork dumplings
1 1/2tsptoasted sesame oil
1small red Thai pepperthinly sliced
3green onionsthinly sliced diagonally, white and pale-green parts separated from dark-green parts
4ozbaby spinach leavesabout 3 cups
In a large pot with a lid, bring the chicken stock to a boil. Add the carrots and reduce the heat to medium. Allow carrots to cook for a 2-3 minutes. Add the dumplings, soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, red pepper and the white/light green parts of the green onion to the pot. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes. Uncover, stir and cook an additional couple of minutes. Remove from heat and add the spinach and dark green part of the green onion. Stir until the spinach is wilted. Divide soup among serving bowls.