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California Avocado-Mushroom Wonton Soup

California Avocado-Mushroom Wonton Soup


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Serving Size: 24

As needed Wontons
8 oz. Crimini or white mushrooms, chopped coarsely*
3 medium California Avocados (ripe but firm), cut in tiny dice
1/4 cup medium sherry wine
3 Tbsp. soy sauce
1/2 cup finely chopped green onion (white and pale green only)
1 Tbsp. + 1 teaspoon Fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. + 1 teaspoon Asian (toasted) sesame oil
1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 Tbsp. freshly grated ginger
1/4 tsp. salt
1 egg, beaten
72 thin wonton strips
As needed Soup
4 1/2 qt. Seasoned broth (recipe follows)**
3/4 lb. shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and sliced*
2 California Avocados, cut in 3/8" dice
6 oz. baby spinach leaves
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
As needed Garnish
As needed As needed Coriander leaves
As needed As needed Carrot threads***
As needed *You may use one or more varieties of mushrooms.
As needed **Simmer, covered, 5 quarts clear vegetable stock or clear chicken stock, 2 ounces sliced ginger, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons medium sherry wine, and salt to taste for 30 minutes.
As needed ***To make carrot threads, pull zester down length of peeled carrot; repeat.

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  1. Gently combine mushroom and avocado with remaining ingredients.
  2. Lay out wonton wrappers a batch at a time with bottom point facing you (diamond shape). Brush a border of egg around wrap. Put a generous teaspoon of filling in the lower half of the diamond. Fold over top point to meet bottom to form a triangle; tightly seal edges by pressing firmly. Brush egg on tip of right triangle on each filled wonton. Bring it around to form a circle with left triangle; press firmly to join.
  3. Cook wontons in batches in lightly salted boiling water until firm, 2 to 3 minutes; remove with a slotted spoon. Reserve cooked wontons.


  1. Heat 3/4 cup seasoned broth, 1/2 ounce shiitake slices, 2 tablespoons diced avocado, a few baby spinach leaves, and 1 teaspoon lemon juice. When liquid comes to a simmer, add 3 wontons; heat through. Pour into serving bowl; garnish with some coriander leaves and carrot threads

Nutrition information per serving

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

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