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Weeknight Wonton Soup

Weeknight Wonton Soup

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    20 m
DeviousMuse

DeviousMuse

This is a very quick, semi-homemade wonton soup that can go from cutting board to table in less than 10 minutes! Serve with Chinese-style noodles for a complete meal.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 19 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 85 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 1099 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Pour the chicken and beef broths into a large saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the water chestnuts, green onions, and frozen wontons and cook until the wontons are cooked through and floating, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the fresh spinach. Cover the soup and let the spinach steam and soften in the hot soup for 2 minutes.
  3. Season with Chinese five spice, salt, and cayenne pepper.
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Reviews

Cathy Myers
36

Cathy Myers

4/6/2009

I am pleased to be the first review of this tasty, satisfying Asian soup. I made my own chicken stock, using a leftover grilled chicken thigh and Better Than Boullion base, lending a slight smokey flavor to the soup broth. I also added one grated carrot for added flavor and color, along with the frozen wontons. Trader Joe's frozen wontons are our favorite and cooked two minutes is perfect. I upped the Chinese five-spice to 1 tsp and 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, personal preference only. Thank you, DeviousMuse, for a winning recipe!

LINDA MCLEAN
23

LINDA MCLEAN

2/22/2010

This was so good but because I'm not a fan of the Chinese Five Spice Powder I left that out. Instead of salt I sprinkled in some lite soy sauce. Delish and thank you!

Jodi
13

Jodi

1/28/2010

This soup has great flavor! I loved it. I followed the recipe plus I added a couple of chicken breasts diced & browned. My whole family really liked this, we especially liked the crunch of the water chestnuts. I will be making this regularly!

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