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Spicy Spinach Miso Soup with Udon Noodles

Spicy Spinach Miso Soup with Udon Noodles

A simple noodle dinner with flavor from miso and fresh greens.  Add leftover chicken breast or steak or tofu to get more protein in this dinner. 

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  • 4Servings


  • 1 (9-ounce)package Japanese udon-style noodles 
  • 8 tablespoons miso paste 
  • 1 bunch baby spinach, rinsed, dried, and coarsely chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon red chili flakes 
  • 2 scallions, white part and 3 to 4 inches of light green, sliced diagonally 
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves


1. Prepare noodles according to package instructions. 

2. In a medium pot over high heat, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Whisk miso paste into water until paste is dissolved. 

3. Divide spinach and chili flakes evenly among 4 soup bowls. Ladle miso broth and noodles into bowls. Top each bowl with scallions and cilantro. 

Recipe Courtesy of Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes by Jamie Geller (Feldheim 2010)