Cherry Tomato Miso Soup (ミニトマトの味噌汁; mini-tomato no miso shiru)

Cherry tomatoes combined with stir-fried bacon and celery create a fragrant miso soup bursting with umami!

Cherry Tomato Miso Soup (ミニトマトの味噌汁; mini-tomato no miso shiru)
Photographed by TAKAHIRO IMASHIMIZU


Recipe by
Tatsuo Saito

Easy

Pork

Vegetables

Soups & Stews

160kcal

15minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 7-8 cherry tomatoes
  • 50 g bacon (thinly sliced)
  • 1/3 stalk celery (30 g)
  • 400 ml dashi (preferably niboshi dashi)
  • Cilantro, as needed
  • Vegetable oil
  • Miso
  • Pepper

Directions

1

Remove the stems from the tomatoes, and quarter. Peel the celery and cut diagonally into thin slices. Cut the bacon into 1 cm strips.

2

Heat 1 tsp of vegetable oil in a pot and stir-fry the bacon. When the aroma rises, add the celery and stir-fry until tender.

3

Add the dashi to the pot and bring to a boil. Add the tomatoes and dissolve 30 g of miso.

4

Pour into individual bowls, garnish with cilantro, and sprinkle on pepper to taste.