Miso soup with soba noodles

Time required :25 minutes
Yield : 4 servings Prep Time: 20 minutes
Level : Easy Cooking Time: 5 minutes


  • 200 g (1 pkg.) soba noodles
  • 350 g fondue beef, cooked and coarsely chopped
  • 250 mL (1 cup) each: shiitake mushrooms and nappa cabbage cut in strips and quartered mini bok choy
  • 1.5 L (6 cups) water
  • 60 mL (1/4 cup) miso
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp.) each: finely chopped gingerroot and garlic
  • Crushed chilli to taste
  • 125 mL (1/2 cup) each: thin strips of red pepper and bean sprouts
  • Green onions cut on the diagonal


Cook soba noodles according to package instructions. Divide cooked noodles, beef, mushrooms, nappa cabbage and bok choy among four large soup bowls. Reserve.In a large saucepan, combine water, miso, ginger, garlic and crushed chilli. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly to dissolve miso. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 3 minutes. Pour bouillon into soup bowls. Top soup with red pepper, bean sprouts and green onion, and savour!

Variation: Replace beef by fondue chicken, shrimp or firm tofu.