Easy Spicy Pho Soup with Bacon

Prep time: 5 min
Total time: 20 min
Serves: 4
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
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
cholestrol
53 mg
fibre
1 g
sodium
1070 mg

Directions

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

  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.

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