Basic Miso Soup

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    teaspoons wakame seaweed or 1 teaspoon wakame seaweed, flakes
  • 4
    cups water
  • 12
    cup onion, thinly sliced
  • 12
    cup carrot, diced
  • 1 12
    tablespoons mugi miso (OR 1 1/2 Tbsp plus 1/2 tsp Hacho, Genmai or Shiro Miso)
  • 3
    tablespoons green onions, finely sliced
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse wakame; soak in cold water to cover for 5 minutes and dice, or if using flakes, add directly.
  • Bring water to a boil. Add onions and wakame; simmer 3 minutes.
  • Add the carrots and simmer 5 more minutes; reduce heat to very low.
  • Add miso and simmer 2 minutes (do not boil after adding miso). Garnish with green onions.
  • Optional Ingredients: fresh or dried tofu, shiitake mushrooms, leafy greens, daikon, lotus root, leeks, round or root vegetables, cooked noodles or grains.
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