Fast Miso Soup Recipe
This miso soup recipe is amazingly easy and tastes as good as what they serve in restaurants.
Miso soup is low in calories and a great protein source. It provides beneficial bacteria and enzymes and is full of nutrients.
With only a couple of ingredients you can have this soup on the table in a flash!
Quality Miso Soup Recipe Ingredients
Miso is made by fermenting soybeans with a Japanese fungus called koji. It usually also has rice or barley or other ingredients as well.
Available as powders or pastes you will find red, yellow and white miso options.
Siro Miso, meaning white miso, is the most popular because of its mild flavor.
We recommend the paste form. Buy a high quality white miso paste and your soup will taste as good as the pros!
How To Make Miso Soup
This recipe makes one serving. There are no rules so be creative! Make it for yourself then experiment for the whole family.
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup very thinly sliced onion
1/4 cup tempeh or tofu – cubed
3/4 cup stock of your choice
2 white mushrooms thinly sliced
leaves from a couple of sprigs of cilantro
leaves from a couple of sprigs of watercress (optional)
- Combine the water and sliced onion and heat to a boil. Simmer till onions are translucent.
- Turn off heat and disolve miso in hot onion water.
- Add tempeh, stock and mushrooms and gently bring to a boil but don’t boil it.
- When you see it is approaching a boil add the greens, reduce heat for 20 seconds then serve.
Create Your Own Miso Recipe
Many people combine different miso pastes to create a richer flavor. The red miso is the strongest.
Add other ingredients such as noodles, rice, spinach, seaweed or other veggies.