Miso Soup with New Potatoes
Miso is an essential flavoring in Japanese cooking. It comes in many colors and forms, and its popularity depends on the region.
Photographed by Masashi Kuma
Soups & Stews
Calorie count is per serving
Ingredients (Serves 2)
- 2 new potatoes
- 60 ml white miso (4 tbsp)
- 300 ml dashi
- 1/4 bunch seri (water dropwort, chopped)
- Japanese mustard, as needed
Peel the new potatoes and place them in a microwave-safe container. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave at 600 W for 5-6 min. Sprinkle on a small amount of salt.
Warm up the dashi in a pot and mix in the white miso, then bring it just to a simmer.
Put the new potatoes in serving bowls along with the seri (water dropwort), then ladle the white miso soup over top. Garnish with Japanese mustard.