The World's Healthiest Foods

Miso Soup

This quick and easy to make miso soup will give your body a boost with very little effort. Feel free to add other seaweed such as wakame for extra nutrition.

Miso Soup Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

cup sliced dulse seaweed
5 cups hot water
1 TBS minced,fresh ginger
5oz firm tofu, cut in inch cubes
cup minced scallion
3 TBS miso
tsp white pepper
salt to taste

  1. Heat 1TBS water in a medium soup pot. Healthy Saut ginger in broth over medium low heat for about 1 minute stirring constantly.
  2. Add rest of water, tofu and seaweed. Simmer for about 5 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add scallion, miso, salt and pepper. Mix and serve.

    Serves 4

Healthy Cooking Tips: There are several types of miso. They can be made from soybeans, rice, buckwheat, or barley. They also come in light to dark in color. The lighter varieties are less salty and more mellow in flavor while the darker ones are saltier and have a more intense flavor. Depending on your personal taste choose the miso that best suits you for this soup, as you can use any of them.
This page was updated on: 2002-11-07 07:32:52
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