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Spinach and Mushroom Wonton Soup

March 18, 2014

I have been dreaming of wonton soup for months and months. I haven’t had one since I have become vegetarian pretty much because I haven’t come across any vegetarian ones on a menu. Trust me.. I would have jumped at the chance!

Vegetarian wonton soup recipe

Wontons are delicate and full of flavor with a nice salty warm broth to accompany. You can add extra chili, lemon, ginger or soy sauce to this which I’m all about. Absolute customization of meals. 

I had an impulse to make vegetarian wonton soup at home so I spent the afternoon crafting wontons and here you go! The perfect vegetarian wonton soup recipe.

simple spinach and wonton soup recipe

You may need to purchase deep ‘noodle soup’ bowls if you don’t have deep bowls. I got mine from Kmart for $2 each.

It certainly hit the spot and I am now experienced in wonton making. I bought a dumpling steamer recently so dumplings are next on the hit list!  It didn’t cost too much either, all basic ingredients you’d have in the cupboard minus the wonton wrappers.

quick vegetarian wonton soup recipe

I must admit.. I loved this meal but the extra 30 mins wrapping time does take the meal from ‘quick and easy’ to a meal you have to allocate an hour or so to get it going. I was lucky and had the time to spend the afternoon wrapping wontons but if you’re after something quick and easy, take a look here – Kale Pad See Ew

I hope you all have a great day, bec xo 

Spinach and Mushroom Wonton Soup
Serves 2
Tasty vegetarian wonton soup recipe for a colds night dinner or a light meal. Fragrant, tasy wontons in a comforting broth
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Ingredients
  1. 1 packet of wonton wrappers (I got mine from Coles)
  2. 3 cups spinach
  3. 10 small-medium sized mushrooms
  4. 500ml vegetable stock
  5. 4tbsp soy sauce
  6. 2 tbsp flour
  7. 1 egg
  8. 3 cloves of garlic
  9. 3cms of ginger and fresh chives/spring onion
  10. chilli (if you're a fan)
Instructions
  1. Filling: Dice mushroom and spinach as tiny as you can. Crush/slice 1 clove of garlic and chop ½ of the chives and mix together in a bowl
  2. Add the 2 tbsp of flour, 1tbsp of soy sauce (save rest) and 1 beaten egg to the bowl. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Place 1 teaspoon heaped portions of mixture into centre of wonton wrappers. Have a small bowl of water handy and wet finger. Run finger around top half of the edges and wet. Fold bottom half of wrapper up, then seal and connect two bottom corners. I made 25 and I took me about 30 minutes as it was my first time.
  4. Set completed wontons aside in the fridge and start the broth.
Broth
  1. Add the 500ml of vegetable stock to a pot. Add an extra 400ml of hot water, 2 whole cloves of garlic, the 3cm piece of peeled ginger, a handful of chopped chives and 2 tbsp soy sauce. Simmer for 10-25 minutes to let flavours infuse. Taste and add some extra if you think you need more. I added more soy sauce.
  2. Bring broth to boil and add all wontons. They will take 10-12 minutes to cook. Once wontons start to float, let them sit at top for another 2 minutes
  3. Remove wontons with slotted spoon and place in bowl, 6 should be enough per serve. Ladle the broth over wontons and garnish with fresh chives, chilli and extra soy sauce if required.
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10 Comments

  • Reply Melissa March 21, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    Cannot wait to try these, I have made wontons before using mushrooms but your recipe looks delicious and simple, thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Maria March 20, 2014 at 7:54 am

    I wish I had this talent, to crave something yummy and just whip it up. These look delicious!

  • Reply Bec March 19, 2014 at 6:32 pm

    Thanks guys! Means a lot 🙂
    I’m picking up lots of ‘fun accessories’ (table cloths, spoons, etc etc) I now have my very own photo accessory drawer in the kitchen haha. x

  • Reply Melissa @ An Impulse To Soar March 19, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    This looks amazing!!

  • Reply Heidi - Apples Under My Bed March 19, 2014 at 11:51 am

    This looks just divine, thanks for the recipe. Now I have a major craving, too 🙂 x

  • Reply Shannon March 19, 2014 at 5:26 am

    This looks so delicious!! Love wontons!! Yum!!
    <3 Shannon
    Upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

  • Reply Molly {Dreams in HD} March 19, 2014 at 12:38 am

    this looks amazing, and i love that it’s vegetarian!
    beautiful styling by the way 🙂

  • Reply Liz @ I Spy Plum Pie March 18, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    Oh my, this sounds amazing! I love dumplings but rarely make them myself, and have never made my own wonton soup. This is going straight to the top of my to-try list!

  • Reply Lila March 18, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    Those look fabulous! I’m looking forward to trying the recipe out.
    (if you are interested I’d love you to link the recipe to my post that you commented on, it would be lovely to share with my readers).

  • Reply TJ March 18, 2014 at 11:14 am

    Oh gosh, these look absolutely scrumptious! And good to know that those cute bowls are only $2 🙂
    xo TJ
    http://www.hislittlelady.com

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