Bean Paste Soup (Dwanjang-Kuk)

Recipe: Bean Paste Soup (Dwanjang-Kuk)


Summary: Bean paste soup is a very commonly served soup in Korean dining. Bean paste has high protein and spinach has full of good Vitamins.


  • Soup Base Anchovies 5
  • Korean Bean Paste (Dwanjang) 2 T
  • Minced Garlic 1t
  • Spinach 1/2 bundle
  • Diced tofu 1/2 cup


  1. Boil 6 cups of water and add anchovy in a pot for 10 minutes and make anchovy soup
  2. Take the anchovies out.
  3. Add 2 T of Bean Paste in to the soup and boil it for 2 minutes.
  4. Add minced garlic, tofu and spinach to the soup and boil it for another 3 minutes.

Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

  3 comments for “Bean Paste Soup (Dwanjang-Kuk)

  1. March 11, 2010 at 10:11 am

    How do you made bean paste?

  2. admin
    March 14, 2010 at 10:35 pm

    Sorry I never made it myself, but here is a Wikipedia article on bean paste. . Hope this helps 🙂

  3. September 6, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    one of the best soup. thanks for sharing this.

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