Here's a quick version of pho, a fresh and satisfying Vietnamese noodle soup.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare noodles according to package directions. Set aside.

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  • Pour oil into a wok or large skillet. Preheat over medium-high heat. Stir-fry beef for 1 minute. Add the stalk portion of the bok choy, sweet pepper, ginger, garlic, and crushed red pepper. Stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes more or until beef is browned on all sides. Push beef from the center of the wok. Add beef broth and soy sauce. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and stir meat into broth mixture. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes more or until beef is done.

  • Add noodles, bok choy leaf portion, bean sprouts, and snipped basil to mixture in wok; toss to combine. Ladle mixture into soup bowls. Garnish with fresh basil leaves. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

274 calories; protein 21.3g 43% DV; carbohydrates 30.9g 10% DV; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 2.4g; fat 6.9g 11% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 51.1mg 17% DV; vitamin a iu 2982.7IU 60% DV; vitamin c 56.9mg 95% DV; folate 59.1mcg 15% DV; calcium 99.1mg 10% DV; iron 2.4mg 13% DV; magnesium 39.9mg 14% DV; potassium 509.7mg 14% DV; sodium 396.6mg 16% DV.