When most people hear the word “miso,” they automatically think of soup. And while pure miso soup is a delightfully simple and comforting dish, there are so many other ways to use this ingredient to add flair to your dishes.
It’s time to get creative with miso! These 15 miso recipes will have your mouth watering and your hands itching to get cooking!
Getting Creative with Miso! 1 of 16
15 recipes that use miso in all kinds of delicious ways!
Ginger Maple Miso Ice Cream 2 of 16
It doesn't get much more creative than using miso in ice cream!
Vegan Walnut Pesto Sauce 3 of 16
This pesto sauce is a delicious spread on all kinds of foods, from wraps to pitas to pasta. And it's healthy, to boot!
Bacon, Miso and Carrot Pasta 4 of 16
The carrots in this pasta dish provide a sweet and crunchy flavor balance to the bacon and miso.
Miso Maple Lemon Kale Chips 5 of 16
Kale chips are all the rage these days. This recipe takes a new favorite and adds all kinds of wonderful flavor from miso to lemon to maple.
Miso-Glazed Eggplant 6 of 16
Miso glazes are a great way to incorporate miso into your cooking. This eggplant is the perfect receptacle for a miso glaze.
Peanut Butter Tofu Rice Bowl 7 of 16
This cozy dish features a special peanut space infused with miso. Plus, it's simple to prepare my favorite kind of recipe!
Ginger-Miso Edamame Spread 8 of 16
This bright and beautiful spread has a decidedly Asian flare, but is just as good spread on a piece of white bread as it is paired with a bowl of noodles. This is an easy recipe packed with flavor.
Nobu’s Miso Cod 9 of 16
A collection of miso recipes almost necessitates a nod to Nobu's sweet miso cod, which you can now make in your own kitchen!
Creamy Miso Noodle-Gai Lan Soup with Poached Eggs 10 of 16
Yes, yes, this is a soup recipe and it's in a bowl, but it takes miso soup to a whole new level! Filled with greens and noodles and topped with a poached egg, this recipe is creative and hard to forget!
Miso-Dipped Tofu or Tempeh Logs 11 of 16
The technique for this recipe involves simply dipping tofu or tempeh logs into a delicious miso sauce, and then allowing the flavors to infuse the tofu or tempeh while it cooks. Simple and tasty!
Garlic Miso Chicken Wings 12 of 16
It's football season, which also means it's wing season! Use this garlic miso chicken wing recipe to change things up this weekend!
Easy Udon Noodle Miso Soup 13 of 16
We had to sneak in another soup recipe, but we couldn't resist. The addition of udon noodles makes this simple miso soup irresistible, and I love how easy the recipe is.
Arugula-apple salad with carrot ribbons and walnut-miso dressing 14 of 16
I love this salad for fall, featuring crisp, sweet apples with peppery arugula and a nice walnut-miso dressing.
White Miso Tofu with Smoky Almond Broccoli 15 of 16
This easy vegetarian saute has all kinds of different flavors salty, sweet, and smoky. And the white miso tofu can be used for other dishes as well.
Miso Salmon 16 of 16
Miso is great with fish and salmon is no exception!