Miso Shiitake Breakfast Soup

“This is a wonderful light and filling soup. It's a great way to start the day. This is very healthy. Miso is a soy protein and shiitake is a type of mushroom. You should be able to find these in most health stores, or Asian grocers.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 fresh shiitake mushrooms or 3 dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 5 cups boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons light miso
  • 4 ounces tofu, cut into large dices
  • 1 scallion, the green part only, sliced

Directions

  1. If using dried mushrooms, soak in warm water for 20 minutes then drain.
  2. Slice the mushrooms thinly.
  3. Pour the boiling water into a saucepan, stir in the miso. Add the mushrooms and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Divide the tofu between 4 warmed soup bowls. Ladle in the broth. Scatter chopped scallions on top and serve.
  5. Try this with my Chanterelle Croissants (recipe #21676).

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