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Authentic Miso Soup

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"Made with kombu, bonito flakes, and miso paste, Japanese miso soup is a simple and comforting."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 65 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat water in a large pot over low heat. Add kombu and cook until the mixture just begins to simmer. Stir bonito flakes into kombu mixture until combined. Remove pot from the heat and let dashi sit, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Strain and set aside.
  2. Heat 3 1/2 cups dashi in a pot over medium heat. Add tofu and wakame; stir to combine. Remove 1 cup warmed dashi to a small bowl and whisk in miso paste. Pour miso mixture back into the pot with remaining dashi. Stir until warmed through. Serve garnished with chopped green onions.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 65 calories; 2.8 g fat; 4.9 g carbohydrates; 6.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 511 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Reviews

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Very good. The bonito was a nice change from the normal miso soup I've made. Really gives a good depth of flavor. I added shitake mushrooms too and used Chickpea miso.

Delicious and fairly quick and easy to make. I was getting sick of the packets of powdered "miso" soup, since there are no Japanese restaurants or Asian grocery stores nearby, so I ordered most ...

Perfect. Easy to make, followed directions and was happy with the results.

It's my first time making it and I'm surprised how easy it is! It tasted different from the miso soup I get from eating out, perhaps because I used white miso paste. The taste was not very stron...

Loved it! I made this exactly as written for my daughter and she loved it. She said it tasted just like the soup at her favorite Japanese restaurant. I also made a version without the fish flake...

My husband loves being able to have miso whenever he wants and I've enjoyed playing with various add-ins. This is definitely a keeper!

Made this for lunch today and it was very good...not quite as robust as I would have liked but that is probably because I used a white miso paste (all I could find at Whole Foods) so next time I...

Fantastic - wish I could find an authentic Tofu Ginger recipe that replicates a dish I have at at a Thai restaurant. This recipe actually beats the Miso soup at my favorite sushi place. Than...

I made the mistake of using sushi roll- type seaweed instead of wakame, so it kind of disintegrated. Despite that, this was a delicious soup! I will make it often (once I get some wakame.)