Miso sauce recipe

A staple of traditional Japanese cuisine, Miso is a fermented soybean paste full of umami flavour and nutrients such as copper, manganese and vitamin K. While many of us may have tried Miso soup, there are so many other delicious ways to incorporate this fermented food into our diet. Try these two recipes made by Lena Fischer, HealthPost’s Auckland shop staff member and Holistic Nutritionist.

Miso Sauce

Prep time: 5 min

Ingredients

  • 3 cm length of fresh turmeric root
  • 1 cm length of fresh ginger
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 3 TB white miso
  • 2 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 TB filtered water
  • 1 TB red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp honey
  • Black pepper
  • Sesame seeds

Preparation

1. Add all ingredients, except sesame seeds and pepper, into a food processer and blend until smooth. Season with pepper to taste.
2. Drizzle sauce over your favorite roasted or steamed vegetables and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Miso Butter on Corn

Miso Butter

Prep time: 2 min

Ingredients

50g unsalted butter, softened
1 TB white miso

Method

1. Combine butter and miso in a small bowl until well incorporated.
2. Serve melted over barbequed sweet corn, green beans or any of your favorite summer vegetables.

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