Toran Guk (Taro Soup)


Toran Guk (Taro Soup)
Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (11 votes)
Author: umma
Date: 4-28-10
Servings: 4-6
Prep Time: 30 minutes
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A simple yet traditional soup that is often made for Korean thanksgiving.

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 lb taro (toran 토란)
  • 1/3 lb beef (stew meat)
  • 3 bunches of green onion
  • 1 small Korean white radish (moo 무)
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ box of firm tofu
  • 3 tsp salt
  • dash pepper
  • ½ gallon of water

Recipe Steps:

  • Peel taro and slice thinly, about ¼” thin. Boil the slices in a pot with pinch of salt in it, for about 10 minutes. Set aside.
  • Cut meat into a bite-sized, thin slices. Saute with garlic, and black pepper, then set aside.
  • Slice white radish into squares, about 1/4" thin. Chop green onions into about ½" long pieces, set aside.
  • In a pot, add 1/2 gallon of water, the cooked toran, sautéed meat, and white radish. Boil until the white radish gets tender. Add the salt.
  • Then add the tofu and green onion and bring to a quick boil. Add additional salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Serving Size: 4-6
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

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