Warm Salad with Miso Sauce

Tasty Winter Comfort Dish
This is a warm winter vegetable salad, the perfect bite-sized comfort food to enjoy. If you have a pan and baking paper, you can steam the ingredients without a steamer. Miso sauce is made from miso, mirin, rice vinegar, and white ground sesame seeds without oil.
Warm Salad with Miso Sauce
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1/8 ( 2.1 oz/ 60 g) of a Kabocha
  • 1/4 of a Broccoli head
  • 2 Small turnips
  • 1/8 (4.2 oz/ 120 g) of a Nappa cabbage


  • 2 tbsp White ground sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp Mirin (Japanese sweet cooking sake)
  • 1 tbsp Rice vinegar


  • Cut a kabocha, turnips, and nappa cabbage into one bite. Separate broccoli into florets.
  • Microwave mirin at 1200W for 30 seconds and let the alcohol evaporate (Cooking time depends on the wattage of your microwave.) Combine miso, ground sesame seeds, mirin, and rice vinegar to make the sauce.
  • Put baking paper on the bottom of a pan and place vegetables on top (from instruction 1.)
  • Pour 3.4 fl oz (100 ml) of water slowly between a pan and the baking paper. Cook over medium heat with a lid on. Bring it to a boil, lower the heat, and cook for 5 minutes over the low heat.
  • Transfer the vegetables with the baking paper onto a plate. Drizzle sauce on top.

Product used in this recipe


Organic Miso Red
17.6 oz (500 g)

Our Organic Miso Red is made from organic rice and soybeans, with bright red in color. Long fermentation process creates it distinct, deep, and rich taste, with strong miso aroma.

Contains: Soybeans

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