Mushroom Miso Soup Recipe by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa

Mushroom Miso Soup Recipe by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa

Common mushroom soup is elevated in this recipe by legendary chef Nobu Matsuhisa.  The clever addition of miso enriches this classic and provide simple elegance. Pair this earthy and umami rich soup with a healthy salad, and you have dinner done in minutes.

Servings 4


  • 4 cups* dashi stock
  • ½- lb. mixed mushrooms shiitake, maitake, oyster, button or eringi, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 tbsp. red miso
  • To taste scallions chopped


  1. Heat dashi stock in saucepan and bring to a simmer.

  2. Add mushrooms and return to a simmer.

  3. Add chopped scallions and immediately stop the heat.

  4. Dissolve miso into soup with a strainer.

Recipe Notes

*For our purposes 1 cup is equal to 240 ml.  

Photo Credit: Masashi Kuma

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