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Veggie Packed Pork Miso Soup

Veggie Packed Pork Miso Soup

A sweet-mild flavor of the broth seeps out from the root vegetables and pork.

Ingredients: about 6 servings

Thinly sliced pork
100 g
Daikon radish
10 cm
Carrot
1/2
Potatoes
1
Burdock root
approximately 5 cm
Enoki mushrooms
1/2 package
Tofu
1/2 block
Japanese leek
1/2
Dashi stock granules
8 g
Miso
3 tablespoons
Sake
2 tablespoons
Water
1 liter

Steps

1. Shave the burdock root into thin slices and soak in water.
2. Cut the daikon radish and carrots into wedges, potatoes, enoki mushrooms, tofu and pork into bite sized pieces, and finely chop the Japanese leek.
3. Place the water, daikon radish, carrots, potatoes and burdock roots in a pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Turn the heat down to medium and simmer for 5 minutes (skim off the scum).
4. Add the dashi stock, pork, enoki mushrooms, tofu and simmer for 2~3 minutes (skim off the scum).
5. Add the sake and turn off the heat after a little while. Whisk in the miso. Add Japanese leek and heat over low heat (don't boil).
6. You could add udon noodles to the soup.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make a miso soup that's satisfying as a main dish.