1. Prepare noodles according to package directions, drain, and set aside.
2. While noodles are cooking, lightly steam the broccoli or green beans until just tender and still bright green.
3. Peel the cucumber and quarter lengthwise, then thinly slice.
4. Combine the miso, vinegar, and water to make the dressing.
5. Chop noodles into 2” lengths and toss them with the vegetables. Add dressing and mix well.
6. Garnish with minced scallion, serve and enjoy.
Organic Planet Traditional Whole Wheat Udon
Organic Planet Traditional Whole Wheat Udon noodles are the smoothest, quickest cooking organic Asian-style whole wheat pasta ever to be sold in the natural foods market. Udon noodles readily absorbs the flavor of your favorite broths, sauces, and seasonings.
Soak shiitakes ½-1 hr. in 2 cups water. Remove, discard stems, and slice. Return to soaking water, add wakame and tofu pieces, and bring to a full boil.
Add Organic Planet Organic Udon and cook, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes, or until tender. Remove from heat, dissolve miso in 4 Tbsp warm water, and add to pasta, Top with soy sauce and toasted sesame oil, stir, and serve.
In a heavy skillet over a low flame, toast sesame seeds until fragrant, about 2-3 minutes. set aside and let cool. Place salt and cooled seeds in a mortar and pestle, grind until sandy. Set aside until ready to use
In a small mixing bowl, whisk tahini, miso, lemon juice, and garlic; while whisking add water 1 tablespoon at a time until thick and creamy (slightly thicker than a traditional tahini sauce). Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to use.
Take the avocado segments and slice each segment into thin slices. Spread a generous amount of miso-tahini onto each piece of toast; top with sliced avocado and sprinkle with gomasio, sliced scallions, and chopped dill and enjoy!
The gomasio makes more than you will need here, so store in a lidded jar at room temp for up to 5-6 months. Sprinkle it on green salads, grain salads, roasted vegetables etc., etc. likewise, the miso-tahini makes about 1/3 cup and you will likely have leftovers which you can cover and refrigerate for 1-2 weeks.
Miso Master Organic Mellow White Miso is one of our tasty short term “sweet” miso varieties. Lighter color, sweeter flavor and lower salt content makes this the perfect miso for dips, marinades, sauces and even desserts. Purchase Miso Master Organic Mellow White Miso at your favorite organic market or direct from Great Eastern Sun’s Online Market HERE >
Miso Master Organic Miso Tamari is the natural “soy sauce” from fermenting miso. It has a complex, rich flavor and a thick consistency that makes it the perfect marinating seasoning for fish, tofu, tempeh, dip or basting sauce. USDA certified organic and gluten-free. Available in a 10 oz glass bottle and a 1 gallon jug. Purchase Miso Master Organic Miso Tamari at your favorite organic market or direct to your door from Great Eastern Sun’s Online Market HERE >