Miso Soup


The most classic and famous traditional Japanese dish would be the Miso soup. This soothing soup has kept it’s simplicity over many years and is still a grand favorite among Japanese today.

Preparation and Cook time: 10 min
Serves 4

Miso Soup


  • ¼ cup sliced dulse seaweed
  • 5 cups hot water
  • 1 tbs minced fresh ginger
  • 5oz firm tofu, cut in ¼ inch cubes
  • ½ cup minced scallion
  • 3 tbs miso
  • ¼ tsp white pepper


  1. Heat 1 tbs water in a medium soup pot.
  2. Sauté ginger in water over medium low heat for about 1 minute stirring constantly.
  3. Add rest of water, tofu and seaweed. Simmer for about 5 minutes over medium heat.
  4. Mix in scallion, miso, salt and pepper.

There are different kinds of miso soup, but all is still very simple yet nutritious. With the recipe above, this miso soup is an excellent source of vitamin K, a very good source of calcium, iron, manganese and also has heart loving omega 32 fatty acids and much more nutrients.

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Cool Carrot Soup


• 5 medium carrots, chopped

• 1 onion, sliced

• 1 green pepper, chopped

• 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped

• 1 cup sugar

• 1/2 cup olive oil

• 3/4 cup vinegar

• 1 tsp salt

• 1 tsp pepper

Scrub carrots thoroughly and slice, cook until tender. Drain them and cool. Add sliced onion and chopped green pepper and set aside. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Pour over carrots, onion and pepper. Chill and serve. Serves 4.

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