Dumplings, those delightful pockets of flavor, know no borders – they’re loved worldwide. We’re taking you on a delectable tour across the globe, exploring 12 diverse and irresistible dumpling recipes from various corners of the earth. Get ready to embrace the universal joy of dumplings and discover new favorites along the way.
Easy Homemade German Spaetzle
Homemade German Spaetzle are part noodle, part dumpling, and they go with practically anything! Saute them in butter, add cheese, or cover them in sauce! This is one of my favorite traditional German recipes!
Homemade Pierogies Recipe
This Homemade Pierogi (or is it Pierogies?) recipe is easier to make than you might think and super delicious. I mean, carbs (mashed potatoes) wrapped in carbs (homemade pasta dough) then fried crispy in butter and served with caramelized onions? Yes please!
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Garlic & Mushroom Sauce
This homemade Sweet Potato Gnocchi recipe uses sweet potatoes instead of russet potatoes as the base, giving it an amazingly unique flavor! Served in a deliciously creamy garlic mushroom sauce, this is a comforting and wholesome main dish the whole family will love!
Amish Apple Dumplings
These Apple Dumplings are the perfect combination between apples, cinnamon, and sugar, all wrapped up in a perfectly flaky biscuit. They’re the greatest comfort food!
Buuz (Mongolian Dumplings)
These are mutton or beef filled, steamed dumplings. The recipe hasn’t changed in centuries. Most Mongolian dishes are northern Chinese in style, but lamb and mutton are more common than pork and Buuz takes culinary center stage during Mongolia’s biggest holiday, the Lunar New Year.
Armenian Matiabour (Tortellini Soup)
Mantiabour is an Armenian soup made with mante (Armenian tortellini), flavored with mint, and combined with yogurt to thicken. The mante can also be enjoyed separately if desired.
Chinese Steamed Pork Buns
This recipe is a mix between a dumpling and a bun. This bun dough is filled with a pork filling, and are then steamed to cook. Steaming the buns allows the bun dough to take on a bread-like texture. It may not look like it in the photos, but biting into these buns is almost like biting into a yummy, pork-filled sandwich.
Easy Beef Empanada Recipe from Argentina
Empanadas are fried pockets of dough filled with meat, vegetables and spices. They are popular all around the world and once you’ve mastered making them at home you will understand why!