We all love a good miso soup, an extremely comforting dish on a cold day (or any time, really). But there are so many other ways to incorporate miso in to your meals! Don’t worry, we’ll give you plenty of options for miso soup as well, but our incredible bloggers have some awesome tips and tricks for how else to serve miso in ways you may have never even thought of. These recipes from our Food Monster App and our amazing bloggers will show you how to include miso in soups, veggie dishes, sauces and more!

1. Miso Soup

Image Source: Comforting Miso and Ginger Soup


We’re starting out classic with miso soup! After all, you can’t talk miso without including this well-loved dish. Get all cozied up with a big bowl of this Comforting Miso and Ginger Soup from Rita Marie for a perfect relaxing evening. If you’re feeling under the weather, whip up this Immunity Boosting Miso Soup from Crissy Cavanaugh to make you feel better. If you need something a little more hearty than a standard miso soup for a filling dinner, get some added protein with this Miso Soup With Garlicky Lentils, Kale, and Mushrooms from Amy Height!

2. Miso and Veggies

Miso Coriander Stir Fry with Sweet Potato Noodles

Image Source: Miso Coriander Stir Fry With Sweet Potato Noodles

Miso pairs perfectly with the mild but complex flavors of veggies, bringing you nutrition, vibrancy, flavor and deliciousness all in one dish. Just look at this Miso Coriander Stir Fry With Sweet Potato Noodles from Marie Reginato – don’t you get hungry just looking at it? The ultimate cozy and comforting veggie dish is found in this Cauliflower Purée with Miso-Mushroom Spinach from True Foods Blog. The miso glaze coating the veggies in this Miso-Roasted Japanese Eggplant and Zucchini from Rosalie Livingstone is one you’ll be making time and time again!

3. Miso Dressings, Sauces, Dips and Spreads

Crispy Roasted Potatoes with Miso Tahini Dressing

Image Source: Crispy Roasted Potatoes with Miso Tahini Dressing


Miso sauces, dressings, dips and spreads are amazingly creamy and a great way to top any dish that seems to just be missing something. An excellent sauce can make or break a recipe! All your recipes will be saved with the dressing on these Crispy Roasted Potatoes with Miso Tahini Dressing from Christina Bedetta. Eating plant-based doesn’t mean you have to give up gravy – in fact, your gravy will be even better if you make the one in this recipe for Buckwheat With Roasted Heirloom Carrots and Miso Mushroom Gravy from Meredith Youngson! For a great midday snack, dip veggies or crackers in this Sunflower ‘Cheddar’ Spread from Courtney West or Maya Sozer‘s Warm and Creamy Miso Cauliflower Dip.

4. Miso Over Grains

Miso Braised Carrots With Leeks

Image Source: Miso Braised Carrots and Leeks With Cilantro Cardamom Basmati

A nourishing, filling, tasty and satisfying dish is easy to achieve when you pair grains with miso! These Miso Braised Carrots and Leeks With Cilantro Cardamom Basmati from Courtney West are going to be your new favorite dinner. Try a flavorful and creative spin on an Italian dish with this Mushroom, Tahini, and Miso Risotto from Marta Ansaldo and Mimma Sangiorgio. If quinoa is your grain of choice, go for these Miso Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from Jordan and Clark Cord!

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