Pork Dumpling and Spinach Soup

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
A quick, easy and delicious soup that starts with frozen pork dumplings. Ready in less than 30 minutes!
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  • 7 cups chicken stock
  • 2 carrots peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 16 oz pkg. frozen pork dumplings
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1  1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 small red Thai pepper thinly sliced
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced diagonally, white and pale-green parts separated from dark-green parts
  • 4 oz baby spinach leaves about 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.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 1321mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 5235IU | Vitamin C: 16.3mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2.7mg