Miso Dressing

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


3/4 cup

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
Drizzle this dressing over salad greens, toss it with a noodle salad, use it to marinate tofu or brush it onto grilled fish. Store it in the refrigerator for up to a week. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons miso paste
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup canola oil


  1. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, miso, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey and ginger. Gradually whisk in oil until blended.

Miso Salad Dressing Tips

What is miso dressing made of?

Miso dressing is a classic homemade dressing that combines miso paste, rice vinegar, sesame oil and honey, giving it a sweet umami flavor.

What is miso sauce used for?

Traditionally used in Japanese dishes, miso sauce is a fermented paste that's made from soybean, grain, and koji, a yeasty, floral mold that's also found in sake. It can be used in steak dishes or to coat steamed veggies. We especially like it over crispy tofu.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 140 calories, 13g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 418mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.