Basil and Cherry Tomato Miso Soup

Boasting only five ingredients, this dish offers the refreshing taste of miso soup combined with basil and cherry tomatoes, with rich umami also coming from the cherry tomatoes. For full flavor, sprinkle olive oil on this quick and easy dish to finish.
Basil and Cherry Tomato Miso Soup
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2


  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 19 leaves of basil
  • 400ml/13.5fl oz Japanese dashi broth
  • 2 tsp olive oil


  • Remove cherry tomato stems and cut tomatoes in half.
  • Boil the dashi broth in a pot, turn off the heat, and dissolve the miso in it. Add cherry tomatoes, heat again and turn off heat when it returns to a boil.
  • Serve in a bowl, tear some basil and place on the soup, sprinkle with olive oil.

Product used in this recipe


Organic Miso White
17.6 oz (500 g)

Our Organic Miso White is the traditional Shinshu-style miso made from organic rice and soybeans, with bright beige in color, excellent balance of refreshing aroma and umami. Most versatile among Hikari Miso organic miso series to match with any cooking.

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