Miso Noodle Soup in a Jar

Background and History

Miso Noodle Soup, deeply rooted in Japanese culinary traditions, is a comforting and flavorful dish with a history dating back centuries. Originating from the concept of preserving miso-based soups for convenience, the modern twist of creating Miso Noodle Soup in a jar allows for a portable and convenient meal with layers of umami-rich miso, noodles, and vibrant vegetables.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons miso paste

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 teaspoon rice vinegar

1 teaspoon grated ginger

1 clove garlic, minced

1 bundle soba or udon noodles

1/4 cup tofu, cubed

1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced

1/4 cup carrot, julienned

2 green onions, chopped

1 tablespoon sesame seeds (for garnish)

Instructions

Layer Ingredients in a Jar

Start by placing miso paste, soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, grated ginger, and minced garlic at the bottom of a clean, dry jar.

Add the noodles, followed by layers of tofu, shiitake mushrooms, julienned carrot, and chopped green onions.

Top with sesame seeds for garnish.

Seal and Store

Seal the jar tightly and store it in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Prepare Soup

When ready to enjoy, bring water to a boil.

Pour boiling water into the jar, covering the ingredients.

Secure the lid and let it sit for a few minutes to allow the noodles and vegetables to cook.

Stir and Enjoy

Stir the contents well to evenly distribute the miso and flavors.

Serve hot and savor the deliciousness.

Nutrition Facts

(Per Serving – based on 1 serving)

Calories: ~300

Protein: 12g

Fat: 8g

Carbohydrates: 45g

Fiber: 6g

Notes

Customize the jar with your preferred vegetables and protein choices.

Experiment with different types of miso paste for varied flavors.

Adjust the quantity of miso and soy sauce to suit your taste preferences.

Allergy Warning

Check miso paste and soy sauce ingredients for potential allergens.

Be cautious with sesame oil and sesame seeds for sesame allergies.

Confirm the tofu used and check for potential allergens.

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