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easy beef pho

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Just like the Vietnames restaurants make

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy beef pho

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped
  • 1
    inch piece ginger sliced
  • 3
    cinnamon sticks
  • 8 c
    beef stock
  • 4 c
  • 4
    whole star anise
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    whole cloves
  • 1/4 c
    fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 12 oz
    rice noodles
  • 1 md
    shallot chopped
  • 5
    scallions sliced on the bias
  • 2 c
    bean sprouts
  • hand ful
    basil, mint and cilantro chopped
  • 1 lb
    shaved rib eye steak
  • 2
    limes cut into wedges

How To Make easy beef pho

  • 1
    For the broth In a large pot heat the olive oil. Add the onion, ginger and cinnamon stick. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add the stock, water, star anise, cloves, fish sauce, and sugar. lower the heat and simmer for 1 hour.
  • 2
    Strain the broth and discard the solids. Cook the rice noodles according to package directions. Drain
  • 3
    Add a little oil to a pan and cook the shallots for about 3 minutes.
  • 4
    Divide the noodles among the bowls. Top with the shallots, raw rib eye, bean sprouts, mint, basil and cilantro. Pour the steaming hot broth over top. The broth will cook the meat. Serve immediately with lime wedges

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