Umami Paste

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umami is called the 5th taste. This is a savory paste to use with pasta as a condiment dip marinade or secret ingredient in soups, stews, chilies and gravies.


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5 Min


  • 1 Tbsp
    anchovy paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 4
    shiitake mushrooms finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    red miso paste
  • 1 tsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes

How to Make Umami Paste


  1. place all ingredients in food processor. Blend until smooth
  2. Store in fridge

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About Umami Paste

Course/Dish: Seasoning Mixes
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Japanese

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