30 Delicious Dumpling Recipes

Take a Trip Around the World With These Dumplings

Russian Pelmeni Meat Dumplings (Peljmeni)

The Spruce / Diana Chistruga

Dumplings are the ultimate comfort food, and a great way to take a trip around the culinary world. Nearly every cuisine features some form of dumpling, and we're fans of them all — Polish pierogi, Chinese dim sum, Caribbean cornmeal dumplings, and even Jewish matzo balls (yes, those are dumplings, too).

Whether steamed, boiled, or fried, savory or sweet, doughy, or light as air, served in a soup or eaten with a sauce, there is something to love about every type of dumpling. We've collected our favorite recipes from around the globe, in this food enthusiast's guide to dumplings.