Japanese Miso-Shiitake Soup

Ani Phyo complements the earthy flavors of shiitake mushrooms with miso and fresh ginger in this vegan Japanese soup.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (225 g) shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ cup (120 ml) olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons miso
  • 1 inch (3 cm) fresh ginger root
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 3 cups (720 ml) water
  • 1 green onion, diced

Directions

  1. Marinate mushrooms in soy sauce and 3 Tablespoons olive oil. Set aside to marinate.
  2. Place miso, remaining olive oil, ginger, garlic, and water into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  5. Blend for 30 seconds.
  6. To serve, pour soup base into four bowls. Top each with marinated mushrooms and chopped green onion.

Notes

Soup base with toppings will keep for one day. Soup base will keep for four days, and toppings will keep for two days in the fridge when stored separately. This recipe can be reduced by half and made in smaller containers.