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Find easy, healthy, and delicious sides like green beans with sesame dressing, Japanese egg drop soup, tamagoyaki (rolled omelette), sunomono (cucumber salad), and more in this collection!

An oval plate containing 3 pieces of Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) placed on a bamboo leaf.
An oval plate containing 3 pieces of Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) placed on a bamboo leaf.

Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) (Video) おにぎり

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With a variety of fillings, Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls) are a beloved food in...
White ceramic bowls containing Bacon Asparagus Miso Soup topped with a slice of butter.

Bacon Asparagus Miso Soup

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With chunks of tender potatoes, my savory Bacon Asparagus Miso Soup provides warm comfort...
Wooden miso soup bowls containing Kakitamajiru, Japanese egg drop soup.

Easy Japanese Egg Drop Soup (Kakitamajiru) かきたま汁

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Made with dashi broth with fluffy egg ribbons, Kakitamajiru, or Japanese Egg Drop Soup,...
Japanese miso soup bowls containing tofu and wakame miso soup.

Homemade Miso Soup (Video) 味噌汁

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Make my authentic, homemade Japanese miso soup with an easy from-scratch dashi stock and...
A black bowl containing Namasu (Japanese Daikon and Carrot Salad).

Namasu (Daikon and Carrot Salad) 紅白なます

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Namasu is a carrot and daikon radish salad that’s lightly pickled in sweetened vinegar...
A black and gold lacquered bowl containing Japanese New Year Soup Ozoni.

Ozoni – Japanese New Year Mochi Soup (Kanto-Style) お雑煮

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Kanto-style Ozoni from Eastern Japan is a hearty mochi soup with clear broth and...
Small Japanese bowls containing Japanese cucumber salad called Sunomono.

Japanese Cucumber Salad (Sunomono) (Video) 酢の物

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Make versatile Japanese Cucumber Salad (Sunomono) 4 ways! This sweet-and-sour salad with wakame seaweed...
Japanese spinach salad dressed in sesame sauce served in a bowl

Japanese Spinach Salad with Sesame Dressing (Gomaae) (Video) 胡麻和え

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Japanese Spinach Salad with Sesame Dressing (Gomaae) is a nutty, rich, and refreshing side...
A fluted bowl containing Pickled Watermelon Rind.

Pickled Watermelon Rind (Video) スイカの漬物

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Don‘t throw away your watermelon rinds! With a few Japanese condiments, you can turn it...
A white plate containing zucchini corn stir fry seasoned with miso butter.

Zucchini Corn Stir Fry

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Celebrate summer with quick and easy Zucchini Corn Stir-Fry with savory miso, garlic, and...
A white bowl containing Easy Chrysanthemum Salad.

Chrysanthemum Greens Salad 春菊のナムル

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This Chrysanthemum Greens Salad with a simple sesame dressing is a super easy and...
A Japanese ceramic plate containing Salmon and Shio Kombu Onigiri served with daikon pickles.

Salmon and Shio Kombu Onigiri 鮭と塩昆布のおにぎり

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Salmon and Shio Kombu Onigiri are savory Japanese rice balls for bento lunch with...
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