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Shiitake, Green Bean and Potato Miso Stew

Shiitake, Green Bean and Potato Miso Stew Shiitake, Green Bean and Potato Miso Stew

Shiitake mushrooms, tofu and potatoes are like sponge that soak all the great flavor from the miso stew. Green beans add bright color and nice crisp, and the glass noodles give a bit chewiness and some healthy calories that are good for you.













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium


½ tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic
minced, or to taste
½ inch ginger
peeled and freshly minced
1 each scallions, spring or green onions
sliced, plus extra for serving
4 cups water
2 tablespoons miso paste
soy bean paste, or to taste
4 each mushrooms, shiitake
fresh, or dried and re-dehydrated
4 each wood ears
3 each mushrooms
button or cremini, sliced
½ each potatoes
peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
½ cup tofu
cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup green beans
cut into 2-inch pieces
4 ounces noodles
Chinese glass noodles, or soba noodles
½ teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
or to taste
2 tablespoons cilantro
freshly chopped


Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until hot.

Add the garlic, ginger and scallions, stirring constantly, and cook 40 seconds until the smell is very aromatic.

Pour the water into the pot along with miso paste.

Bring to a boil over high heat, add the shiitake mushrooms, wood ears if using, button or cremini mushrooms, potato and tofu.

Bring to the mixture to a boil again.

Reduce the heat to medium-low or low to maintain a gentle simmer for about 10 minutes until the potatoes are almost soft.

Add the noodles, and cook for another 5 to 8 minutes or so until the noodles are cooked.

Stir in the green beans at the end of last 3 minutes.

Remove from the heat and stir in sesame oil and rice vinegar.

Top with cilantro and serve warm.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 693g (24.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21034% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 35mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 28% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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