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Miso soup



½ Tofu cake, cut to small cubes

1tbsp Wakame seaweed soaked in warm water

1 tbsp Green onion chopped

600cc Water

3 tbsp Miso



  1. Boil water and add dashi konbu (seaweed for stock) or use fish stock.
  2. Remove soaked Wakame seaweed from the water and squeeze.
  3. Add the miso to the pot and stir to melt then add the tofu and Wakame, and turn off the heat. Serve with green onion.


You can use different ingredients, like egg, spinach, watercress, radish, etc.

You can serve as a main dish, add what ever you like: Meat, potatoes, shitake mushrooms, radish, gobo, other vegetables, fish, etc.  

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