Miso Soup

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Miso Soup is a staple and traditional Japanese dish. Served at any time of the day, as a side dish to mid-day or evening meals, or as a get up and go breakfast, Miso Soup is a healthy and satisfying dish.

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Miso Soup Recipe-


(serves 4)

  1. Bring Dashi to a boil in a large pot. Spoon in the miso, a lump at a time, stirring continuously, until all the miso is mixed and blended well with the water. Reduce the heat to a bold simmer.
  2. Add in the tofu chunks and chopped green onions. Let the soup simmer for about 15-20 minutes, until the onions are tender.
  3. Put a few drops of sesame oil in the bottom of each serving bowl, then pour in the soup while it is still steaming hot, and serve.
  4. Have hot pepper paste/sauce on the table for those who like their miso soup hot spicy.
  5. Serve miso soup with a large soup spoon and chopsticks for utensils.

And there you have it, traditional Japanese miso soup!