Zoodle Pot beef pho

Zoodle Pot beef pho

Instant Pot beef pho is just the perfect thing to prepare when it's freezing outside, and you want something warm and soothing. This fragrant Vietnamese zoodle soup is highly rewarding and it's ready in no time.

Zoodle Pot beef pho

Instant Pot beef pho is just the perfect thing to prepare when it's freezing outside, and you want something warm and soothing. This fragrant Vietnamese zoodle soup is highly rewarding and it's ready in no time.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups 1.5 liters beef broth
  • 1 lb 450 g top sirloin steak
  • 2 2 scallion, slicedscallions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp peeled and finely grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp fish sauce
  • ¾ tsp ¾ tsp star anise
  • 1 1 cinnamon stickcinnamon sticks
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 1 medium zucchini, made into noodles
  • 1 1 lime, for garnishing with wedgeslimes, for garnishing with wedges
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, for garnishing

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

Instant Pot method

  1. Place all of the ingredients, except the zucchini noodles, in a 6-quart Instant Pot.
  2. Seal the lid, press Pressure Cook or Manual, and set the timer for 20 minutes. Once finished, turn the valve to venting for a quick release.
  3. Remove the meat and slice into thin strips. Ladle the soup into bowls and add the sirloin strips and zucchini noodles, if desired.
  4. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro leaves.

Slow-cooker method

  1. Place all of the ingredients in a 6-quart slow cooker, except the zucchini noodles. Cover and cook on high for 4 to 5 hours or on low for 6 to 8 hours, until the meat is very soft.
  2. Remove the meat and slice into thin strips. Ladle the soup into bowls and add the sirloin strips and zucchini noodles, if desired.
  3. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro leaves.

Storage

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days or in the freezer for up to a month. To reheat, place in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until heated through.

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2 comments

  1. Manon
    Slow-cooker method : it’s written to proceed afterwards to Step 2... is this a mistake?
    Reply: #2
  2. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor
    Thank you for pointing that out. It has been corrected to jump to step 3.

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