Easy Homemade Vegetarian Miso Ramen

Looking for meat-free ramen? Try this tasty Vegetarian Miso Ramen, ready in just 20 minutes! Satisfy your cravings with this flavorful, quick, and easy meal!

Looking for Japanese ramen recipes? Try my Shio Ramen, Hiyashi Chuka, or Ramen Noodle Salad!

vegetarian miso ramen served in a bowl.

I’ll walk you through the ingredients and step-by-step instructions. I hope you enjoy it!

Why You Will Love This Recipe 

  • This vegetarian miso ramen is easy to make with simple ingredients.
  • Experience the authentic taste of a Japanese ramen dish, right at home.
  • Explore vegetable variations and soup flavor customization options to suit your preferences.

Ramen Noodles

Ramen Noodles are popular Japanese noodles made from wheat flour and alkaline mineral water called kansui (lye water). This water gives the noodles their characteristic texture and yellow color. Ramen noodles are versatile and can be used in soups, stir-fries, and salads.

Recipe Ingredients

You’ll need the following ingredients to make this Vegetarian Miso Ramen:

Ingredients for vegetarian miso ramen.
  • Ramen noodles: Different types of ramen noodles are available, such as thin, fat, straight, or wavy. I like using fresh ramen noodles like the above, but you can also use dried noodles or instant ramen noodles.
  • Vegetables of choice: While there are many options available, I select bean sprouts, nira (Chinese chives), carrots, and scallions. See more in the “Topping Variations” section below.
  • Garlic, ginger, and onion add a rich flavor to the soup.
  • To season the soup, use sesame oil, sake, soy sauce, mirin, and miso paste (use red miso paste). You can substitute vegetable or olive oil for sesame oil.

For Vegans:

Certain ramen noodles might include eggs. Therefore, opt for egg-free ramen noodles if you’re seeking a vegan miso ramen recipe.

How To Make Vegetarian Miso Ramen: STEP BY STEP 

Here are some quick visual instructions! For the video and all the detailed ingredients and instructions, go to the printable recipe card below.

How to make vegetarian miso ramen.

Step 1

Cut vegetables of choice.

How to make vegetarian miso ramen.

Step 2

Cook minced garlic, ginger, onion, and add seasonings to make the soup.

How to make vegetarian miso ramen.

Step 3

Add the cut vegetables and simmer. Then, add miso paste to complete the soup.

How to make vegetarian miso ramen.

Step 4

Boil ramen noodles and drain.

Vegetarian miso ramen served in a bowl.

Put the ramen noodles in a bowl and pour the soup over them. Add chopped scallions or green onions on top (optional), and savor this delicious homemade vegetarian miso ramen! I hope it becomes your favorite noodle dish!

Recipe Tips

  • As you prepare the soup, taste it, and feel free to adjust the seasonings to suit your personal preference.
  • When cooking noodles, stir them gently to prevent them from clumping together.

Topping Variations

Feel free to get creative and experiment with different toppings as listed below!

  • Bok Choy
  • Spinach
  • Shiitake mushrooms
  • Corn
  • Sesame seeds
  • Nori Seaweed
  • Soft Boiled Egg

Customize The Soup

Here are some ideas to customize the flavor of your soup base:

  • Spicy miso ramen: Add a spicy twist to your miso ramen with a chili sauce.
  • Creamy miso ramen: Add creamy coconut milk for a delicious creamy broth.
  • Smooth miso ramen: Add soy milk for a delightful blend of rich and smooth flavors.

How To Eat Ramen in Japan

In Japan, people slurp noodles and even drink the broth directly from the bowl without using a spoon. While slurping noodles may seem bad manner in some cultures, it is acceptable in Japan and also serves the practical purpose of cooling down the hot noodles for a more enjoyable eating experience.

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Easy Homemade Vegetarian Miso Ramen

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Juri Austin
Looking for meat-free ramen? Try this tasty Vegetarian Miso Ramen, ready in just 20 minutes! Satisfy your cravings with this flavorful, quick, and easy meal!

Ingredients

  • 2 servings Ramen Noodles, 220g
  • 2 cups or more Vegetable of choice, bean sprouts, carrot, chinese chive, scallion etc

Soup

  • 1 clove Garlic, minced
  • 1 clove Ginger, minced
  • Onion, minced
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame oil
  • 3 cups Water, 720ml
  • 2 Tbsp Sake, 5g
  • 1 Tbsp Mirin
  • 1 Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp Miso paste

Instructions

  • Prep: Cut the vegetable of choice into thin strips for the toppings. Mince garlic, ginger, and onion for the soup.
  • Make the Soup: Heat a large pot over medium heat, add sesame oil, and cook the minced garlic, ginger, and onion until you can smell their aromatic flavors. Add water, sake, mirin, and soy sauce to the pot, and bring the soup to a boil.
  • Cook Vegetables: Add the cut vegetables to the pot and simmer for a couple of minutes.
  • Add Miso Paste: Turn off the heat, add miso (use a miso measuring whisk if you have it), and stir gently until it dissolves.
  • Cook the Noodles: While making the soup, boil the ramen noodles according to the package instructions and drain.
  • Assemble: Place the drained noodles in a serving bowl and ladle the hot soup over the noodles, ensuring they are fully submerged. Place the vegetables on top.

Video

Notes

  • As you prepare the soup, taste it, and feel free to adjust the ingredients to suit your personal preference.
  • When cooking noodles, stir them gently to prevent them from clumping together.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 635kcal | Carbohydrates: 82g | Protein: 16g
Course: Main
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: vegetarian miso ramen
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