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Miso Soup

Miso is particularly associated with Japanese cuisine, served for breakfast every day, and often served with meals as well.

Ingredients for Miso Soup:
  • 1/2 tsp. of sesame oil
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 tbl. of miso (fermented soya bean paste)
  • 2 green onions, finely minced (optional)
  • 1/2 cake tofu, cut into 1/2 inch cubes (optional)
  • 2-3 fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 5-6 shrimps, cubed or shredded (optional)
  • Some pieces of seaweed (optional)
  1. Heat oil in the bottom of a small pot
  2. Add green onion (if using)
  3. Cook for a few minutes while stirring frequently
  4. Add 2 1/2 cups of water
  5. Bring to a boil
  6. Dissolve miso in 1/2 cup of water and add to pot
  7. Lower heat and add mushrooms, seaweed & tofu if desired
  8. Enjoy!