Miso Soup With Tofu

Bowl of miso soup

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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
166 Calories
8g Fat
10g Carbs
17g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 166
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1000mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 17g
Calcium 374mg 29%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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 to 4 tbsp. 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.