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Loaded Miso Soup

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: Japanese


Miso & tofu dance with earthy mushrooms & crisp greens in this umami explosion. Dive into homemade comfort!


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  1. Place the kombu and water in a large pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Do not let it boil.
  2. Once simmering, remove the kombu and discard.
  3. Add the shiitake mushrooms and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the bonito flakes and bring to a simmer again. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes, allowing the flavours to infuse.
  5. Strain the dashi through a fine-mesh sieve into a clean pot.
  6. Separate the shiitake mushrooms and thinly slice them, once sliced, set it aside.
  7. Heat the dashi over low heat and whisk in the miso paste until dissolved. Avoid boiling as this can make the miso bitter.
  8. Stir in the spring onions, wakame and sliced shiitake
  9. Divide the tofu among bowls.
  10. Pour the hot soup over the tofu.


You can add any desired optional ingredients like carrots, bok choy or eggs.