Beef and Mushroom Dumplings in Broth


This is a flavor-packed recipe of ground beef and mushroom-filled dumplings in a savory broth. Top with a drizzle of sesame oil, green onions, and sesame seeds for an extra burst of flavor!

earthenware bowl with chopsticks and five dumplings in broth garnished with green onion and sesame seeds
Prep Time:
45 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
4 servings
36 to 40 dumplings

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Beef and Mushroom Dumplings in Broth in white bowl with chopsticks

Candice Walker

Beef and Mushroom Dumplings in Broth: An Umami-Rich Flavor Sensation

Recipe creator and Allrecipes Allstar Jessica Vogl wanted to create a dish that was healthy, but still complex. 

“Adding mushrooms to a recipe with meat is a great way to add some additional nutrients and depth of flavor (even for eaters who think they might not like mushrooms!),” she says. “The broth and the toppings really round this dish out and bring out additional excellent flavor.”

Notes From the Chef

"[This recipe] is fun to make, beautiful to look at, and delicious to eat,” according to Jessica. Check out a few of her favorite preparation and serving suggestions: 

  • Make it a group effort! Mix up the filling, then set up stations for family members or dinner guests to assemble their own dumplings. 
  • “This recipe is perfect to make for a date night at home, or to serve with friends and family coming over,” Jessica says. 
  • Seriously, don’t underestimate the power of working together: “It's fun and easier when you're helping each other, and then everyone has been a part of the cooking, which makes for a better meal,” according to Jessica. 

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


For the Dumplings:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 8 ounces crimini mushrooms, minced

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger

  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 4 green onions, chopped

  • 36 wonton wrappers, or more as needed

For the Broth:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or more as needed

  • 2 shallots, sliced

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 4 cups vegetable broth

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

For Serving:

  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil, or as needed

  • 2 green onions, chopped, or as needed

  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, or as needed


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and sauté until most of the water from the mushrooms has evaporated and mushrooms are slightly golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Set aside to cool.

  2. To make the dumpling filling, combine ground beef, ginger, soy sauce, black pepper, green onions, and the cooled mushroom mixture in a large mixing bowl. Stir to combine; set aside.

  3. To make the broth, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Add shallots and cook until softened and beginning to brown, about 3-4 minutes. Add ginger and garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add the vegetable broth, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes, and bring to a boil, scraping the bottom of the pan as you stir. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for at least 10 minutes while you shape the dumplings.

  4. To assemble dumplings, place 1 tablespoon filling in the center of each wrapper. Brush the edges of wrapper with water (a spray bottle also works well to spray the edges) and fold to shape. Seal each dumpling fully, leaving no open holes. Repeat until all dumplings are filled.

  5. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Working in batches, add dumplings to the pan in one even layer and cook uncovered until bottoms are golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low. Carefully add ¼ cup water and immediately cover, letting the dumplings steam until golden brown on the bottom and filling is no longer pink at the center, 5 to 7 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Use more olive oil If the dumplings are sticking to the pan.

  6. Transfer cooked dumplings to a plate; keep warm. Repeat to cook remaining dumplings.

  7. To serve, place several dumplings in a shallow bowl, then pour over with a spoonful of broth. Top with chopped green onions, sesame seeds and a drizzle of sesame oil.

Cook's Note:

There are many different ways to shape dumplings and you can use either dumpling or wonton wrappers. Be careful not to overfill the dumplings as that may cause them to burst while cooking. You can either brush the edges of the wrapper with water, or use a spray bottle to lightly spray the wrapper edges to help seal the dumpling in your chosen shape. For this recipe, I used square wonton wrappers and pinched all four corners together in the center, then sealed the seams on each side. It's an easy shape to make!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

888 Calories
45g Fat
63g Carbs
55g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 888
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 57%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 181mg 60%
Sodium 2899mg 126%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 55g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 161mg 12%
Iron 8mg 44%
Potassium 1116mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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