BEEF SOUP BASE), 1 1/2 TB. I hope you love it. There may be an issue with the Instagram Access Token that you are using. Sorry about that! Thanks for visiting. Meatballs can also be added to a well-seasoned beef broth or chicken broth, sprinkled with chopped scallions and white pepper and served as … So about this Easy Vietnamese Meatball Noodle Soup, which was a big hit with my family. Remove from pot and transfer to ice water for 3-4 minutes. What? Cook the meatballs in batches--you want the heat high enough to brown the meatballs but low enough that they will not burn while the centers are cooking. It is another one adapted from a recipe in John Gregory-Smith’s Mighty Spice Express Cookbook: Fast, Fresh, and Full-on Flavors from Street Foods to the Spectacular, which is rapidly becoming one of those treasured used bookstore finds. Bring the mixture to a boil and lower to a simmer. Anyway, thanks for reminding me of something. It is so comforting this time of year, especially if you are battling a cold. Like all weeknight cheats, it does not quite have the depth of either pho or bun, but it is much faster and easier–and was devoured all the same. It is a brothy soup, which automatically puts you in mind of pho (for Vietnamese soups anyway), but it is crunchy, fresh and inspired more by the flavors of bun. Form the mixture into 1-inch meatballs and set aside. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. water, bouillon, soy sauce, ginger, onion powder, ginger, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves and anise; mix well. Divide the spiralized daikon radish amongst 4 bowls and ladle the broth over the 'noodles'. Allow to soak until soft and pliable, 10 to 12 minutes, drain and divide between four serving bowls (see notes). It's all about balance y'all! The meatballs are then baked until golden brown then served with an amazing sweet and tangy sauce. So let’s cut straight to the point. Vietnamese Meatball Pho Noodle Soup (Pho Bo). Vietnamese Pho with beef meatballs. My Vietnamese-Inspired Whole30 Meatball Pho here is far from authentic. Use your hands to work the meat mixture together until it becomes slightly sticky (this can take 10-15 minutes). There is no question as to why this dish is admired in so many countries– it’s hot, aromatic broth combined with noodles, fresh herbs, and a little bit of protein is just a combination sent straight from heaven itself. Vietnamese food is at the top of my list of favorite types of cuisine. My goal is to show you–by doing–that these dishes are possible in your kitchen. Wet your hands in cool water to make rolling the meatballs … Followed your directions except I subbed 1 t of Chinese five spice for the star anise, cloves and cinnamon. In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the meatballs, except for the vegetable oil. For another Asian-inspired soup recipe be sure to check out our Spicy Shrimp and Ramen Soup! (7-8 minutes total.) September 1, 2016 By Laura Leave a Comment. With that being said, one thing we do have is pho. Add steak slices; cook 4 min. If you like internationally inspired easy meals, I seriously suggest you check this book out! [source: wikipedia]. A thinly sliced red chile pepper could be added for those who enjoy heat, and if I could find bean sprouts I would add those next time. Do the same with the garlic, add both to the broth and bring it to a slow simmer. Heat oil in Dutch oven or small stockpot on medium-high heat. The Defined Dish https://thedefineddish.com/, sign up for the defined dish newsletter & receive exclusive content straight to your inbox, 1 inch knob of ginger, peeled and sliced into thin sheets, 2 pounds ground pork (you can sub ground chicken or turkey thigh), 1/4 cup finely diced shallot (or 1 large shallot), 2 birds eye chiles, very thinly sliced (optional), 1 tablespoon fish sauce (I use Redboat brand), 1/2 inch piece of ginger, peeled and finely grated, 4 cups uncooked spiralized Diakon Radish, or 2 daikon radishes (you can also sub zucchini noodles), 3 green onions, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces, 1 watermelon radish, thinly sliced (you can sub 4 regular radishes, thinly sliced).