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Serves 4 - That really good Vietnamese beef and noodle soup...and it’s pronounced ’fuh’, like duh.


  • 1 16-ounce pack of Rice Noodles
  • 32 oz low sodium beef broth
  • 2 inch piece of fresh Ginger
  • 3 limes
  • 2 Star Anise stars
  • 8 oz bag bean sprouts
  • 1 bunch green onion light green and white parts only
  • 1 big handful Cilantro
  • 1 pound beef
  • 1 small red jalapeno or chili, seeds removed and diced small
  • 1/2 cup Hoisin sauce


  1. 30 minutes before you’re ready to serve - put the beef in your freezer
  2. To a medium pot add broth, Star Anise, juice of 2 of the limes and ginger - bring to a boil and continue to boil about 15 minutes
  3. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add noodles and cook for 10 minutes
  4. slice green onion into thin vertical strips
  5. Slice beef into very thin strips and set aside
  6. Drain noodles well and separate into 4 bowls
  7. Cover noodles with beef slices, and top with broth
  8. Then to each bowl add some bean sprouts, cilantro, green onion, red jalapeno, fresh lime juice and Hoisin
  9. Mix in hoisin and eat - damn it’s so good