Colorful Root Vegetables and Pork Miso Soup

A hearty and mild, yet flavorful miso soup with pork and vibrant root vegetables. Potato, kabocha squash and sweet potato bring the sweetness into the soup. The perfect comfort food on a cold day!
Japanese Spaghetti Aglio e Olio with Miso
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • ¼ lb 110g pork belly cut into 2-inch slices
  • 1 potato cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ 60g sweet potato cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 60g kabocha squash cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ¼ onion cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp. white miso
  • 16 fl oz. 450ml water
  • 1 tsp. butter


  • Heat butter in a pot over medium heat and add pork belly slices, potato, sweet potato, kabocha squash and onions. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Reduce heat. Add half of the water (8 fl oz.) and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add remaining water and dissolve miso. Bring it to simmer. Serve

Product used in this recipe


Organic Miso White
17.6 oz (500 g)

Our Organic Miso White is the traditional Shinshu-style miso made from organic rice and soybeans, with bright beige in color, excellent balance of refreshing aroma and umami. Most versatile among Hikari Miso organic miso series to match with any cooking.

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