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Healing Ginger Miso Soup


6 cups water

3 Tbsp. chopped fresh ginger

3-6 cloves garlic, chopped

1 strip wakame seaweed, broken into pieces

3 carrots, peeled and sliced

1/2 tsp. red chili flakes (optional)

1-2 cups thinly sliced savoy cabbage

4 green onions, sliced into thin rounds

Handful fresh cilantro, chopped

2 Tbsp. tamari or coconut aminos

4-5 Tbsp. miso

2-3 tsp. coconut vinegar or brown rice vinegar


Place the water, chopped ginger, garlic, seaweed, carrots and chili flakes into a 3 qt. pot. Cover and simmer until carrots are tender, about 10-12 minutes. Add the cabbage, green onions and cilantro; simmer about 2 minutes more. Turn off heat and add tamari or coconut aminos, miso and vinegar. Make sure to get the miso completely stirred into the soup.Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

Yield: 6 servings

Recipe from “Nourishing Meals” by Alissa Segersten and Tom Malterre

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