turmeric, miso, porridge, breakfast, recipe, meal prep


Try this savory, Asian-inspired breakfast.

“This hearty bowl gets plenty of protein thanks to a jammy six-minute egg and antioxidant-rich turmeric helps boost the immune system,” says New York City-based recipe developer Julia Gartland.

This recipe is part of our meal prep series. Click here for the full plan.


  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon white miso paste
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 cup cooked buckwheat porridge
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon tamari
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • Flaky sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 six-minute egg
  • ¼ cup scallion, thinly sliced


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the hot water, miso paste, and turmeric until smooth.

  2. Place porridge in an airtight container and pour miso-turmeric broth over top.  Stir in sesame oil, tamari, and sesame seeds, and mix well to combine.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Place the unpeeled egg and scallion in two separate containers and store everything in the fridge.

To Serve

  1. Heat the porridge for 30 to 45 seconds or until gently warmed throughout. Peel the egg, slice in half and add to the porridge along with the scallions.

Recipe development, food styling & photography by Julia Gartland