Shortcut Vegetarian Dumpling Soup

Warm-up your night with this quick and easy vegetarian soup that's ready in 30 minutes flat.

bowl of Shortcut Dumpling Soup
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Total Time:
30 mins
8 cups


  • 4 green onions

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 32 ounce carton reduced-sodium vegetable broth

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon Asian chili paste (sambal oelek)*

  • 2 9.5 ounce pkg. frozen vegetable pot stickers

  • ½ cup frozen edamame

  • 2 cup shredded red cabbage

  • 2 teaspoon white and/or black sesame seeds*, toasted

  • 2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil


  1. Cut green onions into 1-inch pieces, separating white and green parts. In a 4- to 5-qt. Dutch oven heat canola oil over medium. Add white parts of onions, ginger, and garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broth, the water, and chili paste.

  2. Bring to boiling. Add pot stickers and edamame. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 5 minutes or until pot stickers are cooked through. Stir in cabbage; cook 1 minute more. Top servings with green parts of onions and sesame seeds and drizzle with sesame oil.

*Shopping Tip

Asian chili paste (sambal oelek) is a bright, spicy condiment of chile peppers, vinegar, and salt. Look for it in the Asian food aisle in large supermarkets. Black sesame seeds can be found at specialty spice stores.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

368 Calories
16g Fat
38g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 368
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 1494mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 34mg 170%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 3.5mg 19%
Potassium 368mg 8%
Folate, total 143.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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