Miso Soup Recipe

Miso soup can be the ultimate comfort food when it is cold outside. It is a fermented food which benefits the gut by providing healthy bacteria to promote immunity/ gut bacteria and digestion.  Adding greens and other vegetables to the soup is a delightful way to good health using food as medicine. Add some crispy salmon or tempeh for a more nourishing version too!


  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 sheet nori (cut into large rectangles)
  • 3-4 Tbsp white or yellow miso paste
  • 1/2 cup chopped green chard or other greens
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup firm tofu (cubed) or crispy salmon
  • shallots (garnish)
  • black and/ or white sesame seeds
  • cooked udon noodles (optional)


  • Place vegetable broth in a medium sauce pan and bring to a low simmer
  • In the meantime, place miso into a small bowl, add a little hot water and whisk until smooth, set aside
  • To the broth add chard, green onion, and tofu (if using) and cook for 5 minutes. Then add nori
  • Remove from heat, add miso mixture, and stir to combine. Add grilled crispy salmon and noodles
  • Taste and add more miso if desired