Miso Soup Recipe

A beloved staple in Japanese cuisine, this warm and comforting dish will envelop your senses with its umami-rich flavors. Imagine savoring a fragrant broth infused with the earthy notes of miso, complemented by tender tofu, nutrient-packed seaweed, and delicate green onions. Our easy-to-follow recipe will guide you through the process of creating this authentic Japanese soup, allowing you to experience the true essence of Japan’s culinary treasures. So, grab your ladle and get ready to immerse yourself in the comforting embrace of Miso Soup!


  • 4 cups dashi stock (Japanese soup stock)
  • 3 tablespoons miso paste (white or red)
  • 1/2 cup soft tofu, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons dried wakame seaweed
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine) (optional)


  1. In a saucepan, bring the dashi stock to a gentle simmer over medium heat.
  2. Place the miso paste in a small bowl and add a ladleful of the simmering dashi stock. Stir well until the miso paste is fully dissolved.
  3. Pour the dissolved miso paste back into the saucepan and stir gently to combine.
  4. Add the cubed tofu and dried wakame seaweed to the simmering soup.
  5. Allow the soup to cook for a few more minutes until the tofu is heated through and the seaweed has rehydrated.
  6. If desired, add soy sauce and mirin to enhance the depth of flavors. Adjust the amounts to suit your taste.
  7. Remove the soup from heat and ladle it into individual bowls.
  8. Garnish each bowl with thinly sliced green onions.
  9. Serve the Miso Soup hot and savor its comforting flavors.

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