Miso Soba Noodle Soup with Tofu | Vegan

Miso Soba Noodle Soup

  • Author: Deborah Davis
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 5 1x
  • Category: Soup, entree
  • Method: Stove-top
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Asian-inspired


Hit the reset button and nourish your gut with this miso soba noodle soup flavored with ginger and filled with bok choy, carrots, and mushrooms.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon white miso paste
  • 2 carrots, sliced into ribbons
  • 2 heads of baby bok choy, leaves separated, rinsed, and halved longways
  • 3.5 ounces enoki mushrooms, separated
  • 1 inch ginger root, peeled and grated
  • 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha
  • 1/2 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • 3 ounces dried soba noodles
  • 14 oz. package firm tofu, drained and chopped into 1/2” cubes

To Serve: sriracha sauce, chopped scallions


  1. In a large stock pot, add the olive and sesame oils and turn on the heat to medium-high. Add the onion and saute until translucent, about 3-5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook another 30 seconds.
  2. Pour in the water, broth, and miso. Stir until miso has dissolved into broth mixture.
  3. Stir in the carrot, bok choy, and mushrooms. Bring to a simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the ginger, soy sauce, sriracha, rice wine vinegar, soba noodles, and tofu. Bring back to a simmer and cook for up to 5-7 minutes or until the soba noodles are softened.
  5. To serve, divide into bowls and top with additional sriracha and/or scallions.