Spectacular Vietnamese Pho

Spectacular Vietnamese Pho

Prepare to embark on a culinary journey with our Spectacular Vietnamese Pho recipe. This delightful dish brings together the rich flavors of traditional Vietnamese cuisine, creating a bowl of warmth and comfort that will transport you straight to the bustling streets of Hanoi.


  • 2 lbs beef bones
  • 1 onion, halved
  • 3-inch piece of ginger, sliced
  • 3 star anise
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 300g rice noodles
  • 200g beef sirloin, thinly sliced
  • Fresh herbs (cilantro, mint, basil)
  • Bean sprouts and lime wedges for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Place beef bones, onion, and ginger on a baking sheet and roast for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large pot, add the roasted bones, star anise, cinnamon sticks, coriander seeds, salt, and sugar. Fill the pot with water until the ingredients are submerged.
  3. Simmer the broth on low heat for at least 1.5 to 2 hours, skimming off any impurities that rise to the surface.
  4. Cook rice noodles according to package instructions.
  5. Assemble the bowls with rice noodles, beef slices, and hot broth. Top with fresh herbs, bean sprouts, and a squeeze of lime.

Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 2 hours

Serves 4

Indulge in the Spectacular Vietnamese Pho, a symphony of flavors that captures the essence of Vietnamese street food. The aromatic broth, tender beef, and fragrant herbs create a truly authentic experience.

Nutritional information: Calories per serving – 350, Protein – 25g, Fat – 10g, Carbohydrates – 40g

Concluding our culinary expedition, this Spectacular Vietnamese Pho recipe is not just a meal; it’s a cultural immersion. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, this dish is sure to impress and satisfy, making it a perfect addition to your repertoire of home-cooked masterpieces.

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