Japanese Soup with Tofu and Mushrooms

Japanese Soup with Tofu and Mushrooms


"Miso is a fermented soy bean paste that adds a rich flavor. This is a quick, healthy soup that is very popular in Japanese cuisine."


20 m servings 100 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.8g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 11 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 1326 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, bring stock to a boil; reduce heat to simmer, add mushrooms, and cook for 3 minutes. In a small bowl, mix miso paste and soy sauce together; stir into stock along with tofu. Simmer 5 minutes, and serve topped with with green onion.
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  1. 20 Ratings


I live in Japan and wanted to make my first miso soup. If you don't use dashi, you won't get an authentic miso soup. It's essential in Japanese cooking. I had no idea which Miso paste to buy ...

This is really good! I am currently living in Japan and couldn't figure out how to get that "authentic" miso soup taste. Dashi stock was the answer! If you want to make it even healthier and ...

This was awesome and really close to the miso soup you'd expect from your favorite sushi bar. I used a combination of mushrooms that I had on hand, and since I am a vegetarian I did not use dash...

I thought this recipe was great! I just finished cooking it. Due to the remote area that I live in, I couldn't get any Dashi stock so I substituded it with a mixture of vegie stock and chicken b...

This miso soup is awesome! I've made it two times now. For convenience sake instead of the dashi stock, I use 1 can of chicken broth and 11/3 cup water plus some oyster sauce. I also had the ide...

Delicious! Exactly how Japanese restaurants' soups taste. Works well with any kind of mushroom.

I did not like this at all. It made my house smell awful. However, I think it was probably the dashi stock I used. It was pink and weird tasting. Maybe I'm just not a miso soup type of person or...

Very good soup! It was a little on the salty side, so I may use reduced sodium soy sauce the next time I make it, but my husband and I really enjoyed it. My husband is very picky when it comes...

Unfortunately, I could not find Dashi stock or Miso paste in any local grocery store (not even Kroger) - I did find the shitake mushrooms and soft tofu, though. I went ahead and rated this reci...