Miso Soup

45 minutes



4 2 pints) filtered water
small knob (10g) finely sliced ginger
3 cloves garlic, smashed
2 tablespoons shiro miso paste
2 tablespoons wheat free tamari soy sauce
2 tablespoons of Nutra Organics Collagen Powder
nori seaweed to serve
2 spring onions, sliced to serve.
240 g (8 1/2 oz) organic firm silken tofu or steamed white fish to serve (optional)


This light yet nourishing homemade miso soup recipe is the perfect way to warm up during the liquid food stage and pureed food stage after weight loss surgery. There is nothing more satisfying than making a wholesome miso soup from scratch, and this savory umami broth is infused with aromatic ginger, garlic, and miso paste for a flavorful base that is easy to digest. The clear healthy miso soup is ideal during the initial post-op liquid diet stage when you need hydration and gentleness. Later on, during the pureed food phase, protein-rich additions like silky tofu or steamed white fish can be folded in to provide sustained energy for healing. Already containing collagen protein, this miso soup recipe provides comforting staying power to help you feel satisfied on lower calories. The seaweed in this homemade miso soup also gives a mineral and vitamin boost to aid your body's recovery. Make this miso recipe to wind down at the end of a long day when you need a gentle, warm cup of nourishment. 

If you are wondering how to make miso soup, the prep is simple - just simmer ginger and garlic in broth before adding miso paste and aromatics. Feel your strength returning with each sip of this classic healthy miso soup recipe. Add whatever soft ingredients appeal - maybe mushrooms, spinach, or broccoli - for a nutritional powerhouse in a bowl. This soup makes it easy to get the vitamins, protein, and hydration your body needs, one cozy cup at a time. Each component can be prepared soft enough for sensitive post bariatric surgery digestive systems. This light yet substantial soup provides comfort along with the nutrition to aid your recovery after bariatric surgery.

Main Benefits

  • Low calorie - to make the most of the rapid weight loss phase. 
  • Hydrating - The broth helps you meet fluid goals after bariatric surgery. 
  • Protein - Contains collagen powder and tofu for a protein boost.


  • Step 1

    Pour the water into a large stainless steel pot, turn on the heat and bring to the boil.

  • Step 2

    Add sliced ginger and smashed garlic, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until the aromatics have infused into the stock.

  • Step 3

    Turn off the heat.

  • Step 4

    Add Nutra Organics Collagen Powder, miso and tamari and mix through.

  • Step 5

    Taste and adjust the aromatics if required, fold through spring onions just before serving.

  • Step 6

    Ladle miso soup into serving bowls and garnish with nori seaweed before serving.

  • Step 7

    Add warm steamed silken firm tofu or steamed white fish if desired.


  • Serve with steamed firm silken tofu and fresh chopped spring onions.
  • Add other vegetables such as sliced shitake mushrooms, baby spinach, broccoli or kale for a complete healthy meal