Miso is a fermented soybean paste that adds a salty umami flavor to dishes. It has been is used in Japanese cooking for centuries. Miso is typically sold in natural food stores. You can find Nasoya Tofu Vegetable Dumplings in the refrigerated produce section of most conventional supermarkets. Feel free to use any vegetables that you have on hand.
An ounce of pistachios has about 159 calories, 5.7 grams protein and 3 grams of fiber. They are a source of potassium, manganese, copper, vitamin B6 and phosphorus. Choose unsalted, raw or dry-roasted varieties.
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- 1- 9 ounce package of Nasoya Tofu Vegetable Dumplings
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1/2 cup coconut water
- 2 teaspoons white miso
- 2 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce (optional)
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 2 cups baby spinach
- 6 baby carrots cut in strips
- 1/3 cup dry-roasted, unsalted pistachios, shelled
- 1/2 cup snow peas
In a large pot, combine all ingredients and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Serves 2 to 3.
Note: Miso paste is high in sodium. One teaspoon of miso paste contains approximately 214 milligrams of sodium. Consider leaving out the soy sauce if you want to reduce the sodium.
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