Did you know that miso is made from fermented soybeans and grains such as rice, buckwheat, and barley? It is known for it’s health benefits, such as manganese, vitamin K, copper, and zinc, and b-vitamins. The best part? There are so many ways to use it! We are giving you 15 vegan miso recipes that feature this ingredient as their main source of flavor! Be sure to download our Food Monster App to get all these recipes and so many more from the comfort of your phone!

1. Tempeh and Lentil “Meat” Loaf

Such a healthy, and protein-filled bake made from lots of vegetables and spices! The miso is featured in to give it an extra boost of savory flavor. This Tempeh and Lentil “Meat” Loaf is perfect as an after workout meal to get all the fuel you need!


2. Immunity Boosting Miso Soup

This soup is perfect any time of the day, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Good for your immune system, and totally kid-friendly, this Immunity Boosting Miso Soup will give you all the warmth and nourishment you need on a cold day.

3. Cabbage Slaw With Creamy Miso Dressing 

A delicious salad, with a twist! Salty miso, protein-packed edamame, and napa cabbage, this Cabbage Slaw With Creamy Miso Dressing is perfect when you’re craving a quick, easy, and oh-so-good salad!

4. Oyster Mushroom Steaks With Miso Gravy 

Meaty mushrooms are served over warm polenta and drizzled with a miso gravy, which makes this Oyster Mushroom Steaks With Miso Gravy quite unique and interesting! Perfect as a main course at the dinner party, that is also easy to make!

5. Raw Instant Miso Soup Bombs

If you’re a miso soup lover, this Raw Instant Miso Soup Bombs might just change your life! These balls are packed with all your favorite miso soup flavors. You might be wondering how this works… All you have to do is add some boiling water over the soup bomb, and it will transform into a beautiful bowl of soup!


6. Red Wine Root Vegetables Stew

Something there’s nothing better than a big place of beautiful, earthy root vegetables. These ones are made with red wine, and are mixed with mushrooms, thyme, and rosemary. Some tomato paste and miso paste makes these Red Wine Root Vegetables Stew pop with flavors!

7. Miso Cauliflower Cashew Alfredo With Kale and Peas

You don’t want to miss this creamy Miso Cauliflower Cashew Alfredo With Kale and Peas! It’s actually perfect to pair with all kinds of meals, and makes the perfect meal prep. You just simply cook the pasta or rice in advance, and store them in different containers without the sauce. Easy peasy!

8. Smashed Baked Potatoes With Miso Gravy 

The potatoes in this recipe are crunchy on the outside and a little soft on the inside. They are first baked, then smashed, seasoned, and baked. And, after that they are topped with a topped with a salty, savory miso gravy. In other words, these Smashed Baked Potatoes With Miso Gravy is a must try!

9. Maple Miso Tofu With Butternut Squash and Broccoli

The rich and meaty tofu in this recipe is everything! It has a sweet and tangy taste, and is actually super easy to prepare. Combined with the sweet butternut squash, they make the perfect combination. This Maple Miso Tofu With Butternut Squash and Broccoli gives you all the texture and flavors you are craving!


10. Avocado and Cashew ‘Cheese’ Spread Sandwich 

A delicious, flavorful sandwich simply can’t go wrong! This Avocado and Cashew ‘Cheese’ Spread Sandwich has a “cheesy,” miso-infused cashew spread that is layered onto your favorite bread. Creamy avocado, sprouts, lettuce, and mustard makes the sandwich complete and perfect!

11. Zucchini and Edamame Miso Soup

A perfect summer for early summer days, filled with a rejuvenating mix of zucchini, edamame, miso, and nori. This Zucchini and Edamame Miso Soup is healthy, tasty, and warms you up quickly!


12. Miso Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes 

This recipe is just packed with flavors, and your taste buds will be so satisfied from the first bite of these Miso Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes! The miso-dressing lifts the whole thing to another level, while crunchy chickpeas gives you some extra texture.

13. Lean Green Fettuccine Alfredo

A goodness of a bowl, this Lean Green Fettuccine Alfredo is with broccoli and leeks. The delicious sauce is made from raw cashews, and perfectly flavored with white miso to give it a cheesy flavor. It’s just so good, you definitely won’t regret making this dish!

14. Miso Glazed Eggplant ‘Scallops’ 

A dish that is perfect for every season, with Japanese eggplant instead of scallops! The miso marinade are soaked up in this recipe, and makes the Miso Glazed Eggplant ‘Scallops’  filled with flavors. Serve it over rice, black lentils, or smashed baked sweet potato!

15. Miso Vegetable Pad Thai

Believe it or not, this dish is actually easy to make! Bell peppers and carrots are combined with with brown rice noodles, and tossed in a creamy, homemade pad Thai sauce. This Miso Vegetable Pad Thai is bold with flavors!


Whether you’re craving something super savory, light, or really healthy, miso can be used to lift the flavors in almost any dish! Also, be sure to download our Food Monster App for more miso recipes. The app is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

Lead image source: Miso Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes