For Summer Fatigue Simple Cold Miso Soup

For Summer Fatigue Simple Cold Miso Soup

This is a simple cold miso soup which doesn't contain horse mackerel. It's light and refreshing, so you'll just want to eat more and more.

Ingredients: 2 servings

1/2 block
1/2 of one
1/2 piece
Green onion
5 cm
Shiso leaves
2-3 leaves
Japanese dashi stock
300 ml
2 tablespoons
White sesame seeds
as needed
to taste
Plain cooked rice
as needed


1. Chop the cucumber into small pieces and dice the tofu into 1 cm cubes. Rub some salt into the okra, boil it quickly and chop it into small pieces.
2. Chop the green onion finely. Julienne the ginger and shiso leaves and soak them in water.
3. Bring the dashi stock to the boil and add the miso. Add the tofu, let it simmer gently, then let it cool down.
4. Fill the serving bowls with rice, pour in the mixture from Step 3, then sprinkle on the green onion, shiso leaves, ginger, okra and white sesame seeds.

Story Behind this Recipe

I got this idea from a cold soup recipe. I added leftover miso soup to make my own version.