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Large white salad bowl filled with julienned carrots, sliced cucumbers, and edamame and drizzled with homemade miso dressing.
4.85 from 13 votes

Miso Cucumber Salad Recipe

Learn how to make this simple cucumber salad and enjoy it with a homemade miso dressing!
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 187kcal


For the Salad:

  • 3 large English cucumbers - seeded (optional) and chopped into half-moons
  • 4 large carrots - peeled and julienned
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds - optional

For the Miso Dressing:

  • 4 tablespoon white miso paste
  • 2 tablespoon warm water
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil - or olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon sake - Japanese rice wine (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger - grated


  • Whisk together the miso paste with 1-2 tablespoons of warm water until smooth. Add the remaining dressing ingredients (grapeseed oil, sesame oil, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sake (if using), and fresh ginger) and mix well.
  • Prepare and chop the cucumbers and carrots and add to a large bowl with the shelled edamame.
  • Drizzle the prepared miso dressing over the cucumbers, carrots, and edamame and gently toss to combine.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds, if desired. Best served immediately.


Originally published August 10, 2016


Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 904mg | Potassium: 591mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 2320IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 3mg
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