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Easy Pork Miso Soup

Easy Pork Miso Soup

My family loves this pork miso soup. It's a highly nutritious soup that's chockfull of vegetables

Ingredients: 5 servings

Potatoes
2
Carrot
1
Tofu
1/2 block
Maitake mushrooms
1/2 pack
Aburaage
1
Konnyaku
1/2 pack
Pork
200 g
A: Mentsuyu (3x concentrate)
50 ml
A: Water
700 ml
A: Sake
3 tablespoons
A: Garlic
1 clove
A: Ginger
2 cm (from a tube)
B: white miso
1 tablespoon
B: Red miso
1 teaspoon
B: Soy sauce
a pinch
B: Salt
a pinch
Ichimi spice
as needed

Steps

1. Cut the vegetables, shred the maitake, and dice the tofu. Parboil the aburaage and konnyaku, then slice the aburaage.
2. Make a slit in the middle of konnyaku, put one end into the cut and twist.
3. These knots are cute in the soup.
4. Put the ingredients and A ingredients into a pot, and cook for about 20 minutes.
5. When the soup comes to the boil, add the B ingredients and cook for about 3-5 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is based off my mother's recipe that I now prepare for my family. It's seasoned with mentsuyu, so there's no need to use dashi stock.