Shiitake, Root Vegetable Nabe

Shiitake, Root Vegetable Nabe

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  • 1/2 daikon root peeled, sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 burdock root, peeled, sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 carrot, peeled, sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 small piece ginger root, sliced or grated
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 Tbsp. tamari (or soy sauce), more to taste
  • 5 medium shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 handful kale
  • scallion, sesame seeds, kimchi to garnish


  1. Place roots, carrot, ginger, water and tamari in a shallow pan. Cover and let simmer on low heat until roots are tender (5-7 minutes).
  2. Add shiitakes, cover and simmer for a couple more minutes, then add kale on top.  Cover for one more minute and turn off heat so kale becomes tender but not soft.
  3. Serve in a bowl, garnished with sliced scallions, sesame seeds, and kimchi if you like spice.
  4. Goes great with brown rice.