Soba Soup – Japanese Favorite

| January 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

soba soup If you want a delicious noodle soup recipe that is gluten free, and perhaps even grain free- this is it!

Made with buckwheat noodles.


1 piece Kombu
1 small piece Wakame
1 inch piece ginger root, peeled and grated
1 onion, chopped
1 carrot, sliced
1/4 – 1/2 lb soba (buckwheat noodles)
1/4 cup mugi miso
3 cups water


  1. Wash Kombu and Wakame and place in a pot with the water.
  2. Add the ginger. Bring to a boil and boil gently for 10 – 20 minutes.  Strain, saving Kombu and Wakame.
  3. Rinse off the seaweed. Chop Wakame into 1 inch cubes and return to the pot of water.
  4. Sauté onion till transparent. Add onion to the stock along with the carrot.  Lightly boil for 5 minutes
  5. Add the soba.  Bring to a boil and add 1 cup of cold water,
  6. Repeat this process 3 times –adding a total of 3 cups of water.
  7. Boil lightly for 5 more minutes, Remove from heat.
  8. Add miso to taste (do not cook the miso as it will kill the live enzymes).  Let sit with lid on for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve in bowls. Sprinkle “Fried Tofu” on top.

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Category: Main Courses, Meatless Monday, Recipes, Soup

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  1. John says:

    Well, I’m an Asian and I’ve been eating Soba for ages. If you buy them in an Asian grocery, make sure to read the label. There are Sobas with purely refined flour and coloring. Just a tip.

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