Miso is a fermented soy paste, originated in Asia where, for centuries, it was believed to have healing properties. In fact, today we know this to be true. It’s excellent for digestive health, heart health, and is rich in antioxidants. So, stick around to learn how to incorporate more miso in your diet.
Simple Miso Soup
- Medium Pot
- Small Bowl
- 2 cups vegetable broth low-sodium
- 2 cups water filtered
- 4 tbsp miso paste vegetarian
- 1 cup bok choy chopped
- 1/3 cup green onion thinly chopped
- 1 block tofu silken, firm, cubed
- 1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms (or any type of mushrooms), raw
- Bring your vegetable broth to a boil in a medium pot.
- Whisk your miso paste with about 2 tbsp hot water in a small bowl, using a fork or a whisk. Let sit for a few minutes.
- Add mushrooms to vegetable broth. Boil for 5-8 minutes.
- Add bok choy, green onions, and tofu to vegetable broth. Cook for 5 additional minutes.
- Turn off heat, and add your miso paste mixture. Mix in well, and add soy sauce or liquid aminos.
- Serve, and garnish with extra sliced green onion.