Serious Eats: Recipes
Easy One-Pot Miso Soup
Note: Kombu and katsubushi can be found in any Japanese market or in the International section of most well-stocked supermarkets. For best results, use real kombu and katsuobushi. Alternatively, you can use powdered dashi mix. Follow instructions on package.
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