Homemade Vietnamese Pho Recipe with Video
Homemade Vietnamese Pho Recipe with Video
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 3 hr 20 min
  • total: 4 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    Making your own fabulous bowl of Vietnamese pho at home is not hard, all you need is a straightforward recipe, a few secrets and a nice big stockpot. We realize our recipe may look daunting, but this is quite simple to do and there is a lot of inactive time while you wait for the broth (we’ve just been extra tedious to share everything we know).

    Ingredients

    • 5 to 6 pounds of beef knuckles or leg bones
    • 6 quarts cold water
    • 2 medium onions, quartered
    • 4-inch piece of fresh ginger, halved lengthwise
    • 2 cinnamon sticks
    • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
    • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
    • 6 star anise
    • 6 whole cloves
    • 1 black cardamom pod (see note below)
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
    • 1/4 cup fish sauce
    • 1-inch piece yellow rock sugar (see note below)
    • 1 to 2 pounds small (1/8-inch wide) dried or fresh “banh pho” noodles (see note)
    • 1/2 pound raw eye of round, sirloin or tri-tip steak, thinly sliced across the grain (see note)
    • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onions (see note)
    • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
    • Sprigs of fresh mint and/or Asian/Thai basil
    • Bean sprouts
    • Thinly sliced red chilies (such as Thai bird)
    • Lime wedges
    • Fish sauce
    • Hoisin sauce

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1971 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 61.87%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 60.42%
    • Trans Fat: 4 g %
    • Cholesterol: 480 mg 160.05%
    • Sodium: 7662 mg 319.23%
    • Calcium: 258 mg 25.79%
    • Potassium: 293 mg 8.37%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 19 mg 107.65%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 196 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 58.05%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 201 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2.42%
    • Vitamin C 46.22%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch12
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat25
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total11 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total24 oz-eq

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