Miso Soup with Mushrooms and Tofu

Dashi is a Japanese soup stock made from boiling dried seaweed and bonito fish flakes in water. Instant dashi powder is available in some supermarkets.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 5 cups dashi stock or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms
  • 1 thinly sliced green onion, divided
  • 6 oz. silken tofu, diced
  • 3 Tbsp. miso paste


  • In a soup pot, bring broth to a boil. Add mushrooms and half of green onion. Reduce heat to medium low; simmer 3 minutes.
  • Add tofu; simmer 2 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine miso paste and 1 cup of hot stock; stir until smooth. Slowly return to pot; mix well and remove from heat.
  • Add remaining green onions. Serve immediately.