Vietnamese-Style Beef & Noodle Broth

Vietnamese-Style Beef & Noodle Broth

Inspired by pho–traditional Vietnamese soup–this one-pot meal is garnished with crunchy mung bean sprouts and chopped fresh basil. You could also serve it with lime wedges and a bottle of Asian chile sauce, such as sriracha, on the side.

Serves 6

Prep Time 15 min

Total Time 30 min.

Ingredients

2 teaspoons canola oil
1 pound beef flank steak, very thinly sliced against the grain (see Tip)
4 cups chopped bok choy, (1 small head, about 1 pound)
4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
4 ounces wide rice noodles
2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 cups mung bean sprouts
4 tablespoon chopped fresh basil, or to taste

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Heat oil in a Dutch oven or soup pot over high heat. Add beef and cook, stirring often, until just cooked, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate using tongs, leaving the juices in the pot.

Step 2

Add bok choy to the pot and cook, stirring, until wilted, about 2 minutes. Add broth and water, cover and bring to a boil. Add noodles and soy sauce; simmer until the noodles are soft, about 4 minutes. Return the beef to the pot and cook until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes more. Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with bean sprouts and basil. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Serving: Per serving

Calories: 235

Carbohydrates: 19g

Fat: 8g

Protein: 22g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Saturated Fat: 3g

Monounsaturated Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 33mg

Potassium: 451mg

Sodium: 209mg

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 1/2 very lean meat

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

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Vietnamese-Style Beef & Noodle Broth

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