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Miso Soup

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3 Tbsps. Miso
½ cup water
3 Tbsps. Oil
1 cup thinly sliced carrots, cut diagonally
1 cup shredded cabbage
1 cup celery, thinly sliced
½ cup onion, thinly sliced
1 small clove garlic, crushed
½ tsp. Ginger freshly grated, or
¼ tsp. Powdered ginger
¼ cup minced parsley
1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms and/or water chestnuts and/or bamboo shoots (optional)
6 cups water
3 Tbsps. Tamari soy sauce
½ cup minced scallions
½ pount tofu, cut in 1-inch chunks

In a small bowl mix miso in ½ cup water and set aside.

In a 4-quart pot, heal oil on low flame. Add prepared vegetables and sauté for 10 minutes. Add 6 cups water. Bring to a boil and simmer until vegetables are tender, approximately 30 minutes. Add miso mixture and tamari, and stir thoroughly. Do not boil miso.

Serve at once, garnished with scallions and tofu chunks.

USE: 4-quart pot
YIELDS: 6 - 8 servings

Excerpted from Spice and Spirit, The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook, published by Lubavitch Women's Cookbook Publications
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Anshel I June 8, 2017

I would not recommend adding cabbage at the same time as carrots. If you cook cabbage for 30 minutes it will become a slimy mush. Just add latter. It only needs 5-7 minutes.
Also places like Whole Foods (at least in the past) had kosher miso paste. Reply

Carol Scottsdale, AZ November 26, 2013

Miso Where can I purchase kosher miso? Reply

CB baltimore October 25, 2011

kosher miso paste I've never seen kosher miso paste. Where do you suggest purchasing it? Reply

Anonymous brooklyn, ny October 6, 2009

scallions the reason you might think that scallions are not kosher is that there is a possibility that there are tiny bugs inside the tubes especially in the greener part. If you slice open each layer and wash it well it is probably ok. Or you could buy the scallions with a hechsher (kosher supervision) but they are very expensive. Reply

Anonymous tucson October 5, 2009

scallions of course scallions are kosher! Reply

Lucy September 18, 2009

scallions scallions are also known as "green onions" - they grow from the ground, so there is no reason they would not be kosher. perhaps you are thinking of another food? Reply

Tabitha Pigeon Forge, TN September 18, 2009

scallions? I thought that scallions were not kosher? Reply

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