Shira-ae Mashed Tofu with Honey-Lemon Flavor

Shira-ae Mashed Tofu with Honey-Lemon Flavor

A very fresh-tasting shira-ae mashed tofu dish flavored with honey and lemon!
Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil on top to taste for a healthy, feminine dish.


1/2 block (150 g)
Spinach (or komatsuna)
1/2 bunch (100 g)
50 g
Seasoning ingredients
lemon juice
1 tablespoon
white miso
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
1/2 teaspoon
Toppings (to taste)
Extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon


1. Blanch the spinach in boiling water for about 1 minute, cool in cold running water, squeeze out very well and cut into 4 cm to 5 cm lengths.
2. Finely julienne the carrot and boil until soft - about 1 to 2 minutes - and drain.
3. Microwave the tofu for 2 minutes, wrap in kitchen paper towels and drain off the excess water.
4. Put the flavoring ingredients - lemon juice, miso, honey and salt - in a bowl and mix together. Add the tofu from Step 3 and mix well. You can do this in a food processor.
5. Mix 1, 2 and 4 together and put on a serving dish; drizzle with extra virgin olive oil to taste.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love the flavor of honey-lemon, so I tried adding it to my usual shira-ae for a twist.