A popular Japanese condiment used to make various soups and savory dishes, Miso paste has emerged in the Western world as a healthy base of comforting and nutritious cooking.
In-store, Miso paste can typically be found in the Asian section of the International aisle alongside other traditional Japanese sauces, condiments, and bases for various dishes.
Stored in powdered form, you may also find it in the regular soup aisle among the array of already displayed soup mixes.
However, it is less likely to be located amidst any European or American-style condiments such as ketchup, mustard, or aioli, as Miso paste is a well-known staple of Japanese cuisine.
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Since it is best to keep Miso paste stored under a certain temperature, you may want to take a look in the refrigerated section nearby produce, tofu, and other refrigerated foods.
Look for plastic tubs or jars labeled as “Miso paste” or “Soybean paste”.
Miso paste is rising in popularity for its ease, convenience, taste, and nutrition and is now a readily available product in stores worldwide.
If you’re ever struggling to get your hands on your own jar, remember to ask for help – your local Whole Foods employee will happily direct you to the exact aisle!