Recipe: Delicious Filling Tonjiru (miso soup with pork and vegetables)

Filling Tonjiru (miso soup with pork and vegetables). Tonjiru (豚汁) is a hearty miso soup with pork slices and vegetables. Packed with loads of vegetables and a small amount of pork, tonjiru is quite filling but you will be surprised to know the calories in tonjiru are low. Tonjiru is a savory pork and vegetable miso soup with an excellent source of B vitamins, fiber, and minerals and it's nourishing and oh-soul-fulfilling!

Filling Tonjiru (miso soup with pork and vegetables) This is the ultimate version I arrived at after many trials. The key is to use a generous amount of sesame oil at the end. The flavour is greatly enhanced by it. You can have Filling Tonjiru (miso soup with pork and vegetables) using 13 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Filling Tonjiru (miso soup with pork and vegetables)

  1. You need of Pork belly, thinly sliced.
  2. It’s of Daikon (white radish).
  3. Prepare of Carrot.
  4. You need of Burdock root.
  5. Prepare of Taro root (satoimo potatoes).
  6. You need of Konnyaku.
  7. It’s of Green onion.
  8. It’s of Strong bonito dashi stock.
  9. You need of Blended miso.
  10. You need of Red miso.
  11. You need of Mirin.
  12. It’s of Sesame oil (to taste).
  13. You need of Ichimi spice or shichimi spice (to taste).

Two kinds of miso are used in the recipe, but of course, just. Tonjiru (or Butajiru) is a kind of Miso Soup with pork and a lot of root vegetables such as Gobo (burdock root) and carrot. Even though it is a Miso soup, Tonjiru tastes very different from ordinary Miso Soup. Tonjiru has a distinct pork flavor and strong taste from Gobo.

Filling Tonjiru (miso soup with pork and vegetables) instructions

  1. Cut the pork slices into bite sizes. To prepare the vegetables: Peel, then cut the daikon, carrot, burdock root into rolling wedges by rotating the vegetables as you cut. Pre-boil the taro root but leave a slight crunch, and cut into bite sized pieces. Boil the konnyaku, and cut with a spoon into bite sized pieces as well. Chop the green onion finely..
  2. Heat the saucepan, add a generous amount of sesame oil, and stir fry the pork. When the pork is cooked through, fry the daikon, carrot, burdock root, taro root, and konnyaku until all the ingredients have been coated with the oil..
  3. Add Japanese soup stock (dashi) into the pot from Step 3. Simmer the vegetables while skimming foam off the surface until the vegetables are cooked through. Serve in a dish, and garnish with chopped green onion. If you'd like, sprinkle with ichimi or shichimi spice..

Ton means pork, jiru means soup. This is "Pork miso soup with a lot of vegetables! The ingredients of this soup differ from family to family. I usually add taro potato and atuage (a soybean product) in addition to this list, but I'll introduce a basic recipe this time. Tonjiru is very healthy an. / Tonjiru (Butajiru): Pork and Vegetables Miso Soup.