Miyoko McPherson's Miso Soup

Recipe courtesy of Miyoko McPherson
Show: My Grandmother's Ravioli Episode: Miyoko McPherson -- The Party Animal
TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 45 min
Prep: 1 hr
Inactive Prep: 10 min
Cook: 35 min
 
YIELD: 10 to 12 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 cups store-bought frozen fried tofu, diced into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 pounds kabocha squash, peeled and diced into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 head napa cabbage, thinly sliced
  • One 12-ounce block firm silken tofu, diced into 1-inch chunks
  • 6 tablespoons bonito flakes
  • 1/2 cup dark miso paste
  • 1/2 cup dried wakame seaweed
  • 5 scallions, thinly sliced
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Directions

Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil in a 4-quart saucepan. Add the fried tofu and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the squash and simmer for another 15 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients, except for the miso and scallions, reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

In a small bowl, whisk together the miso and 1/2 cup water until the mixture is smooth and thinned out, then add the miso to the pot. Stir well and serve immediately, garnished with the scallions.

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.
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