Miso Soup With Tofu

Bowl of miso soup
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Ratings (11)
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
166 Calories
8g Fat
10g Carbs
17g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Miso soup is the most popular soup in Japan. Typical Japanese-style meals include a bowl as part of a course. As it varies in saltiness, adjust the amount to your preference. This is a simple recipe that comes together quickly.


  • 3 cups dashi soup stock
  • 1 block tofu
  • 3-4 tbsps miso paste
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion

Steps to Make It

  1. Put dashi soup stock in a pan and bring to a boil.

  2. Cut tofu into small cubes and add them to the soup.

  3. Simmer the tofu for a few minutes on low heat.

  4. Scoop out some soup stock from the pan and dissolve miso in it.

  5. Gradually return the miso mixture in the soup. Stir the soup gently. Stop the heat and add chopped green onion.

  6. Try not to boil the soup after you put miso in.