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Miso Soup

A healthy warm start to dinner or even breakfast.

Time
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
Total time: 10 min

Servings
Yield: 4 

Ingredients

  • 8 Cups water
  • 1 1/2 Tsp instant dashi granules
  • 1/4 Cup miso paste
  • 1 Tbs dried seaweed (for miso soup), soaked in water
  • 1/2 Cup cubed tofu
  • 2 Tbs chopped green onion
Instructions
  1. Pour the water into a pot and bring to a boil. Add the instant dashi and whisk to dissolve. Turn the heat to medium-low and add the tofu. Drain the seaweed and add the seaweed to the pot. Simmer for 2 minutes.
  2. In the meatime, Spoon the miso paste into a bowl. Ladle about 1/2 cup of the hot dashi broth into a bowl and whisk with chopsticks or a whisk to mix and melt the miso paste so that it becomes a smooth mixture.
  3. Turn the heat off, add the miso paste to the pot and stir well. Taste the soup - if it needs more flavor, whisk in another tablespoon or two of miso paste. Top with green onions and serve immediately.

Single Serving

  • 2 Cups water
  • 1/4 Tsp instant dashi granules
  • 1 Tbs miso paste
  • 3/4 Tsp dried seaweed (for miso soup), soaked in water
  • 1/4 Cup cubed tofu
  • 1/4 Tbs chopped green onion