White Miso Soup with Spring Potatoes (白みその味噌汁; shiro miso no miso shiru)
Kyotoites prefer their soup with white miso. White miso is distinctly sweeter than other miso, and pairs well with spring potato.
Photographed by Masashi Kuma
Soups & Stews
Calorie count is per serving.
Ingredients (Serves 2)
- 2 spring potatoes
- 60 ml white miso (4 tbsp)
- 300 ml dashi
- 1/4 bunch seri (chopped)
- Japanese mustard, as needed
Peel the spring 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 spring potatoes in serving bowls along with the chopped seri, then ladle the white miso soup over top. Garnish with Japanese mustard.