Spicy Miso Dumpling Soup

Dumplings are the ultimate comfort food.  Filled with tender pork mince, these little plump parcels of joy are paired beautifully with a spicy miso broth.  

Recipe from Women’s Weekly and adapted by GH Nutrition 
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Serves 1

1 + 1/2 cup water
1 tbsp shiro miso paste
1/2 tsp finely grated ginger
1 tsp light soy sauce
5 frozen pork dumplings
1 baby buk choy, quartered
Rice noodles, to serve
1/2 gren onion, sliced thinly diagonally
1/2 tsp sesame seeds, toasted

To make
Place water, miso, chilli, ginger and sauce in a small saucepan over medium heat.  Bring to a simmer.  Stir occasionally, until well combined.
Meanwhile, cook rice noodles in a bowl filled with boiling water (approx 20 minutes)
Add dumplings, cook for 6 minutes or until heated through.  Add bok choy, cook for a further 2 minutes.
Spoon soup and noodles into a bowl and top with green onion and sesame seeds.

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