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Bitter Gourd and
Bacon Miso Soup

Bacon softens the bitterness of
bitter gourd (goya) in this miso soup.

Ingredients (4 servings)

Goya 1/2
Bacon 2 pieces
Dashi stock 800 cc
Miso 3-1/2 tablespoons

Type of Miso

Mugi (Barley) miso

Our product used in this recipe

Nama-zume Koji-tappuri Mutenka Mugi Miso

Nama-zume Koji-tappuri Mutenka Mugi Miso
(Fresh-packed, Additive-free
Barley Miso Full of Rice Malt)

Directions

  1. Slice the goya into 1-cm pieces and remove the seeds and pulp from them. Cut the bacon into pieces of 1.5-cm width.
  2. Boil the goya and bacon in the dashi stock until the goya becomes tender.
  3. Lower the heat and dissolve the miso. Serve the miso soup in bowls.

★ A Note

Although the bitterness of goya is enjoyable, you can reduce it by rubbing the sliced goya pieces with salt.

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