Hearty and Creamy Tonjiru (miso soup with pork, vegetables and a dash of milk). 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! It's really easy to make this hearty miso soup. Watch the video below first before following my step by step recipe below.
If you know how to make miso soup, you can make tonjiru easily. All you need to do is to sauté pork then vegetables, cook in dashi stock (preferred) or water. Tonjiru (Pork and Vegetable Miso Soup). You can have Hearty and Creamy Tonjiru (miso soup with pork, vegetables and a dash of milk) using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Hearty and Creamy Tonjiru (miso soup with pork, vegetables and a dash of milk)
- It’s 3 slice of Thinly sliced pork.
- It’s 4 of cm Carrot.
- You need 5 of cm Daikon radish.
- It’s 10 of cm Burdock root.
- You need 1 of Potatoes.
- Prepare 10 of cm Japanese leek.
- It’s 1 tbsp of Sesame oil.
- It’s 400 ml of Water.
- Prepare 1 tsp of Dashi stock granules.
- It’s 1 tbsp of Miso.
- It’s 100 ml of Milk.
- You need 1 tbsp of Soy sauce.
Tonjiru is a savory miso soup with pork and root vegetables. Packed with an excellent source of vitamins, it's absolutely nourishing and soul-fulfilling! Let's make Tonjiru, Japanese pork miso soup ! So healthy and so hearty !
Hearty and Creamy Tonjiru (miso soup with pork, vegetables and a dash of milk) step by step
- Cut the pork into bite-sized pieces. Slice the carrot and burdock root on the diagonal. Cut the daikon into quarter rounds, the potato into 8 parts and the Japanese leek into thin rounds..
- Place the saucepan over medium heat, add the sesame oil and fry the pork..
- When the meat changes colour, add the carrots, daikon, burdock root, and potatoes..
- Once the vegetables get coated in oil, add water, Japanese soup stock (dashi) and cook until the vegetables soften. Skim the foam off the surface in the meantime..
- Turn the heat off, add the miso dissolved in a little stock. Once it has dissolved, add the milk and bring it to a boil..
- When it has almost come to a boil, add the Japanese leek and soy sauce. You're all done!.
Tonjiru is essentially miso soup to the max. Whereas tonjiru is amped up with fatty pork and tons of vegetables. This will make about a gallon of soup, so plenty to go around to family and friends. I've told you guys before about my tonjiru (豚汁) before, with big chunks of pork belly and vegetables, it's more like a hearty pork and miso stew than a soup. Tonjiru is a hearty soup of slowly stewed slices of pork mixed with root vegetables like burdock, carrot, onion, green onion and served in a barley miso soup broth.