Easy Steamed Dumpling Recipe

Easy Steamed Dumpling Recipe

Our Easy Steamed Dumpling Recipe with a Low-Sodium Dipping Sauce is an ode to the art of nourishing oneself while indulging in the magic of flavors.

Whether enjoyed as an appetizer or a light meal, this dish represents the fusion of innovative Whole Food Plant-Based cuisine with the elegance of culinary tradition.

Easy Steamed Dumpling Recipe

In the realm of culinary experiences, few dishes possess the charm and versatility of dumplings. These bite-sized parcels of flavor have transcended borders and cultures, captivating palates with their delicate textures and rich fillings.
Prep Time15 minutes
Active Time10 minutes
Steaming Time Total24 minutes
Total Time49 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: SE Asian
Keyword: quick,fresh, steamed, healthy option,
Yield: 24
Author: Plantaful Life Team
Cost: 30.


  • 1 Steamer basket 12-piece Capacity
  • 1 Sharp Knife Fine Chopping


Mushroom Dumpling Filling

  • 1 cup Finely Chopped Mushrooms Shiitake or Trumpet
  • 1/2 cup Finely Chopped Cabbage Green or Red
  • 1/3 cup Finely Chopped Carrots Orange or Purple
  • 2 large Finely Chopped Green Onions
  • 3 cloves Finely Chopped Garlic
  • 1 inch Finely Chopped Fresh Ginger
  • 2 Tbsps Tamari Low Sodium
  • 1 Tsp Tahini Paste
  • 24 round Dumpling Wrappers WonTon Wraps – Nasoya

Dipping Sauce

  • 3 Tbsp Tamari Low Sodium
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Maple or Date Syrup
  • 2 Tsps Finely Grated Fresh Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Tahini Paste
  • 1 Tsp Sriracha Or Chili Garlic Sauce To taste
  • 1 Tsp + Water To Thin Sauce if needed
  • 1 Tsp Finely Chopped in strips Fresh Ginger
  • 1 Tbsp Rough Chopped Green Onions
  • 1 Tsp White Sesame Seeds


Filling Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped mushrooms, cabbage, grated carrots, green onions, minced garlic, tamari, tahini, and grated ginger. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
    Open Wrapper Package
  • Place a small spoonful of the mushroom filling in the center of each dumpling wrapper. Wet the edges of the wrapper with water, fold in half, and pinch the edges to seal. Repeat until all the filling is used.
  • Prepare a steamer basket by lining it with parchment paper to prevent sticking. Arrange the dumplings in a single layer in the steamer basket, leaving space between them to prevent sticking together.
  • Bring water to a boil in a pot or wok, then place the steamer basket on top. Cover and steam the dumplings for about 10-12 minutes, or until the wrappers are translucent and the fillings cooked through.
  • Once steamed, remove the dumplings from the steamer and garnish with sesame seeds or green onions if desired.

Dipping Sauce Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the low-sodium soy sauce or tamari, rice vinegar, date or maple syrup, grated ginger, tahini, and sriracha.
    Adjust the quantities according to your taste preferences.
  • Transfer the dipping sauce to a serving dish and garnish with chopped ginger and green onions.


Serve the steamed dumplings hot with the low-sodium dipping sauce on the side.
Enjoy with fresh Steamed Jasmine rice.

Delightful Creation Embodying Health-Consciousness

Our Easy Steamed Dumplings Recipe accompanied by a Low-Sodium Dipping Sauce make a delicious appetizer or a light meal. 

Additionality, the method chosen to present these dumplings isn’t just culinary tradition, but a commitment to well-being.

Above all, the steaming method is a gentle and nutritious cooking technique, ensuring that the dumplings retain their essential nutrients, while acquiring a tender, translucent wrapper.

Ultimately, this fusion of textures—silken on the outside, smooth on the inside—creates a sensory journey that entices both the eyes and the palate.

Enjoy the combination of earthy mushrooms and the tangy-sweet flavors of the dipping sauce, reminiscent of the vibrant cuisines of Asia.

A host of flavors awaits—take a bite and immerse yourself in a world where delight and wellness connect!

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Plantaful Life Team


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Health Benefits of Mushrooms – Cleveland Clinic

8 Health Benefits of Cabbage – Cleveland Clinic

Maximize Your Foods Nutrition by Healthy, Easy Steaming – Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter

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