Miso Soup (Japan)
In a small pot over medium-high heat, warm the sesame oil. Add green onion and cook for about a minute - stirring often. Add 2 and 1/2 cups of the water and stir.
- 3 cups water
1/2 cake tofu - cut into 1/2 inch cubes
2 Tablespoons miso
2 green onions - finely minced
2 or 3 fresh mushrooms - thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
Separately, dissolve miso in 1/2 cup water. Add this mixture to the pot.
Bring entire mixture to a boil for about a minute.
Lower heat to simmer and add mushrooms and tofu.
Miso is a paste made from soybeans. This soup is common for breakfast in Japan.
Mr Breakfast would like to thank chinho for this recipe.
Recipe number 1622. Submitted 1/10/2006.