While this base recipe is simple, Ramen takes it to the next level. Feel free to get creative with your pasta choice and the seasonings you prefer. Pair broth + meatballs + tortellini + Italian herbs, and you have a hearty Italian soup. Broth + meatballs + orzo + Spinach + Herbs De Provence, and you have a completely new offering for your family. The options are endless.


  • 18 Casa Meatballs (3 meatballs per serving)
  • 2 ½ Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced, divided, plus more for serving
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 4 cups vegetable broth, warm
  • 4 cups hot water
  • 3.5 oz oyster mushrooms or 10-12 dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 3 Tbsp mirin
  • ¼ cup white miso paste
  • 10” sheet of nori, crumbled
  • 3 3-oz. pkg. instant ramen noodles or 2 (10-oz.) pkg. fresh ramen noodles
  • 1 large head of bok choy, cleaned, trimmed and halved
  • Pepper to taste
  • Sriracha or Chili Garlic Sauce for heat (optional)


  1. In a large pot, sauté Casa Meatballs in 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame oil according to time on package. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Combine broth, water, and miso paste in a large bowl. Stir until creamy. Add mushrooms, mirin, and nori. Stir to combine. Set aside.
  3. Heat remaining 1½ Tbsp. toasted sesame oil in the pot and heat over medium. Add sliced scallions and ginger. Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add broth mixture and bring to a low boil.
  4. Add ramen noodles and bok choy. Simmer for 3 minutes. Add pepper and additional toasted sesame oil to taste.
  5. Serve in bowls topped and meatballs, and Sriracha or Chili Garlic Sauce.
  6. Enjoy!
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