Leftover Miso? 10 Great Dishes Featuring Miso

Leftover Miso? 10 Great Dishes Featuring Miso

Stephanie Barlow
Aug 6, 2012

We love the salty, savory taste of miso, but hate ending up with leftover miso paste. Recipes rarely call for more than a few tablespoons of the stuff and suddenly it's months later and the package is still sitting in the back of your 'fridge. Does this happen to you? Read on for 10 ideas on how to use every last spoonful!

Miso is great whisked into salad dressings, shaken up in marinades, and stirred into a bowlful of plain chicken broth. Here are some recipes and ideas...

Best Simple Supper: Miso Soup with Rice & Poached Egg
Miso Tahini Dressing
Nobu's Miso-Marinated Black Cod
Springtime Soba with Miso Sauce
Miso Slaw
Sweet Potato Soup with Miso and Ginger
Tofu Steak with Miso and Ginger
Spicy Roasted Chicken Thighs with Miso and Ginger
Miso Potato Salad with Yellow Wax Beans
Miso Soup with Sweet Potato Dumplings

What's your favorite way to use up leftover miso?

Related: What's the Difference? White, Yellow, and Red Miso

(Images: Emma Christensen)

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