Miso Soup w. Somen

This miso soup is a great simple and quick side dish that goes well with rice or a side of vegetables. This is also great as a quick lunch.


  • Miso paste

  • Katsuo (or kombu/shiitake) dashi broth

  • Somen noodles

  • Optional: Tofu


  1. Prepare miso soup (miso shiru) how you would normally prepare it.

  2. In a separate pot, boil somen until al dente.

  3. Add somen to miso soup. You can add small cubes of soft tofu, seaweed (wakame), or fried (aburaage) tofu if you like.