Seaweed salad topped with sesame seeds in a small blue bowl against a marble background

Miso Seaweed Salad (Vegan + GF)

This Miso Seaweed Salad is a delicious Japanese side dish - it's salty-sweet, fragrant and super healthy! Perfect for making ahead. 
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Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: japanese seaweed salad, japanese side dish, miso salad, seaweed salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 30kcal


  • 10 g (0.4 oz) dried wakame seaweed
  • 1 heaped teaspoon miso (ensure gluten-free if necessary)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (ensure gluten-free if necessary)
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup (or sub any other sweetener)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds , crushed


  • Place the dried wakame in a bowl
  • Soak in water until it expands and becomes soft (it's best to follow the instructions on the packet for how long this will take, but it shouldn't take longer than a few minutes)
  • Drain away the water and cut the wakame into smaller pieces if necessary (this step won't be necessary if you buy wakame 'flakes')
  • Add the miso, vinegar, agave syrup and sesame seeds and mix well
  • Either enjoy immediately or keep covered in the fridge for up to a few days
Nutrition Facts
Miso Seaweed Salad (Vegan + GF)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 30 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 31mg1%
Potassium 9mg0%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 3g3%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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