Easy Spicy Pho Soup with Bacon

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 6 oz 6 slices bacon, cut into bite-size pieces 175 g
  • 1 carton vegetable broth 900 mL
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger 15 mL
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce 15 mL
  • 1 red or green chili pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pkg (8 oz) rice noodles (medium thickness) 227 g
  • 1 cup bean sprouts, to serve 250 mL
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves, to serve 250 mL
  • 1 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves, to serve 250 mL
  • 1 lime, sliced in wedges, to serve

Directions

  • Step 1

    In large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon, stirring occasionally, until crispy, about 5 min. Set aside on paper towel-lined plate.

  • Step 2

    In large saucepan over high heat, mix 4 cups (1 L) water, broth, ginger, soy sauce and chili. Bring to a boil. Add noodles and cook 5 to 6 min., or until al dente.

  • Step 3

    Divide noodles and broth among four bowls. Top with bacon, bean sprouts, basil and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
  • Calories 430
  • Fat 19 g
  • Saturated Fat 7 g
  • Carbs 53 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Cholesterol 53 g mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 1070 mg