Miso Soup Recipes For Good Health

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Miso Soup Recipes For Good Health

by Varody3 on Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:00 AM

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Here's some interesting information about Miso.

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=

 

Hearty One-Pot Miso Soup

This soup is versatile and makes a lot.  You can use whatever vegetables you have on-hand instead of the carrots and bok choy, whatever suits you.

Ingredients
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil (see note)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-root, peeled and minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 cups water
  • 1/2 tablespoonwakameor other seaweed
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 1/2 ounces dried shiitake mushrooms (see note)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen shelled edamame
  • 5 ounces buckwheat soba noodles, uncooked (see note)
  • 1 pound baby bok choy, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 6 to 8 tablespoons mellow white miso (see note)
  • 1 teaspoon prepared wasabi (optional or to taste)
Instructions
  1. Heat the sesame oil in a large, non-stick soup pot. Add the ginger and garlic and cook for one minute. Add the water, wakame, carrots, and dried mushrooms and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender. Add the edamame and cook for another 5 minutes.
  2. Add the noodles and the bok choy, cover, and cook until noodles are tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Place the miso and wasabi in a bowl and add about 1/2 cup of the soup broth. Stir or whisk until there are no lumps. Add miso to the soup and heat through but do not boil. Taste and add more miso or wasabi as needed.
Preparation time:10 minute(s) | Cooking time:30 minute(s)Serves 8Nutrition Facts

Nutrition (per serving):160calories, 25 calories from fat, 2.9g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 691.1mg sodium, 514.7mg potassium, 27.9g carbohydrates, 4.1g fiber, 3.4g sugar, 9g protein, 4.7 points.

 

If anybody has any tried and true recipes for Miso soup or recipes that contain Miso in them would you consider sharing them?    Thanks

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