Subtly sweet white asparagus is combined with grassy-tasting spinach to make this wonderful white asparagus and miso soup. Cooks in less than 10 minutes.

White Asparagus and Spinach Miso Soup

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Connie Veneracion



  • Drain the mushrooms; save the liquid from the can.
  • Add enough liquid from the asparagus to measure four cups. Pour into a pot and heat.
  • Add the spinach leaves and asparagus spears to the pot. Cook for a minute after the water boils.
  • Turn off the heat. Take half a cup of the liquid and pour into a bowl.
  • To the remaining liquid in the pot, stir in the dashi.
  • Add the miso paste to the liquid in the bowl and stir until smooth. Stir into the contents of the pot.
  • Serve the white asparagus and spinach soup immediately.