Pho, Beef Noodle Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 460.7
  • Total Fat: 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,479.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 70.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 24.1 g

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This is my recipe for the Vietnamese beef noodle soup, Pho. This is my recipe for the Vietnamese beef noodle soup, Pho.
Number of Servings: 3


    6 cups Beef Broth (low sodium)
    1 small Ginger Root, cut into 1" slices
    1 Cinnamon Stick
    2 Star Anise
    1 Beef Marrow Bone
    6oz Banh Pho Rice Noodles (wide)
    6oz Beef Top Round, sliced thin
    1 cup Bean Sprouts
    3 Jalapeno peppers, sliced (deseeded for less heat)
    1 cup Onion, sliced thin
    1 cup Scallion, chopped
    3 tbsp Cilantro
    15 Basil Leaves
    3 tbsp Hoison Sauce
    3 tbsp Siracha Sauce
    1 Lime, cut into 3 wedges


Prepare Beef Broth:
-Slice ginger root into 1 inch peices.
-Bring beef broth to boil with ginger root, cinnamon stick, star anise, and beef marrow bone.
-Boil for 15 minutes, strain and put back into stock pot, bring to boil again.

Prepare Noodles:
-Bring salted water to a boil and add pho noodles, stir until aldente.
-Strain and split noodles and set aside.

Prepare Beef:
-While noodles and broth are preparing, slice beef into thin strips.
-After broth is ready, place beef into broth and boil until cooked, about 2-5 minutes, depending on thickness of slice.

Combine into Soup:
-Split noodles, beef, bean sprouts, onions, scallion, cilantro, and basil evenly into bowls.
-Ladle broth over mixture in bowl, and serve with lime wedge to be squeezed over soup before serving.
-Serve with 1 tbsp each of Hoison (sweet) sauce, and Siracha (spicy) sauce, or incorporate sauce into soup broth.

Serving Size: Makes 3 servings.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VAHOMEBREW81.

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