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Kombu (vegan) Dashi Recipe


Macrobiotic kombu dashi is a mother stock for miso and other soups requiring broth. it can be used as a base for any of the soup recipes on this site.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 6 cups of water
  • 1 strip Kombu (kelp)


Gently wipe both sides of the kombu with a clean, damp towel. Combine water and Kombu, and let soak twenty minutes. Bring to just below a boil. Turn off heat. Let sit for 5-10 minutes, strain broth and discard kombu.

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