31 Delectable Dumpling Recipes to Make Dinner Delish

Hello and welcome to this thing we’re doing where we help you figure out what you’re gonna put in your mouth this week. Some of these are recipes we’ve tried, some of these are recipes we’re looking forward to trying, all of them are fucking delicious. Tell us what you want to put in your piehole or suggest your own recipes, and we’ll talk about which things we made, which things we loved, and which things have changed us irreversibly as people. Last week, we packed our picnic baskets.


Are dumplings the perfect food? The case can certainly be made. They’re incredibly diverse, tasty and comforting, are excellent to freeze for later, and can be paired with a dizzying array of sauces and soups to form almost any kind of meal. For the purposes of this food list, a dumpling is any dough stuffed with a filling — and a food item that you usually need to eat at least a handful of in order to make a meal, thus differentiating them from larger filled doughs like hand pies, empanadas, samosas, etc. (Although that would also make an excellent food list.)

1. Japanese Gyoza Potstickers

2. Chipotle Ranch Chicken & Avocado Potstickers with Cilantro Lime Dip

3. Kôprová Omáčka – Dill Sauce with Dumplings (Knedliky) and Beef

4. Momos with Artichoke Hearts

5. Honey Cumin Chestnut Ravioli

6. Vegan Broccoli and Sunflower Seed Ravioli with Cashew Vodka Sauce


7. Zongzi with Red Bean Paste

8. Goat Cheese Potato Ravioli with Garlic and Dill

9. Black Sesame Dumplings

10. Russian meat dumplings “Pelmeni”

11. Corn, Scallion and Cotija Dumplings in a Coconut Corn Broth

12. Xiao Long Bao— Soup Dumplings

13. Thai Wonton Soup

14. Vegetarian Chinese Dumplings

15. Kimchi Dumplings

16. Roasted Beet Ravioli with Goat Cheese and Herbs

17. Shrimp Wonton Dumplings

18. Beef Cheek Ravioli with Celery Leaf Gremolata

19. Ravioli di Magro

20. ‘Mom’s Best’ Lamb Dumplings

21. Korean Mandu Dumpling Soup

22. Green Tea Dumpling Soup

23. Chicken Ginger Dumplings

24. Neopolitan Ravioli

25. Vegan Dumpling

26. Georgian Dumplings

via Thyme

via Thyme

27. Bánh Ít Trần: Savory Vietnamese Mochi

28. Gluten-free Chestnut Flour Pasta Ravioli with Goat Cheese and Spring Vegetables

29. Vegetable Momos

30. Roasted Poblano and Creamed Corn Ravioli

31. Very Polish Pierogi

Head’s up, this recipe is in Polish! I recommend Google translate. You’ll know it’s authentic!

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  1. I went to a Tibetan restaurant while I was away at a 3 day class for my PhD and the momo soup was possibly the most comforting food experience of my life. Thanks for the link to the veggie ones!

    Looks like The Team are really big fans of goat cheese. :p I approve.

  2. I’ve only made dumplings twice, and both times I’d been invited to a dumpling-making party by Chinese families. Basically, I would manage one sad-looking, wonky, misshapen item for every 5 everyone else was beautifully forming. So I haven’t necessarily pursued this, despite my love for all kinds of dumplings from everywhere.

    But now, I WANT ALL THE DUMPLINGS. And I could definitely use some practice if I ever want to have some friends over for a dumpling-making party, because they’re just the best :-)

  3. I had dumplings last night and I do believe they are tied with pasta as “Best Food”.

  4. Thanks for including my beef cheek ravioli recipe. All these dumpling dishes look amamzing.

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