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Vegan Pho!

Ingredients Get the full ingredients here Toppings Bean sprouts Lime wedges Lemon wedges Broccoli, blanched Mushrooms, blanched Cabbage, sliced Mint, cilantro, basil, Green onions Edamame Organic tofu Preparation Add all broth ingredients together. Bring to a boil. Simmer for at least 30 minutes. Note: The longer you simmer the soup the more flavorful it will be Strain soup. Reserving the broth. Taste broth. If too salty add more water. If not flavourful enough add more sea salt, gluten-free soy sauce or broth. Serve soup with noodles and veggies enjoy!
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that sounds so good
@LeilaDeleon it totally is! I made it using this recipe before and it was toootally nummy!
I can't remember the last time I had homemade pho!
@caricakes that's good situation to be in. I love the ginger smell!
I made vegan pho once, and my only complaint is that my kitchen smelled like ginger and star anise for weeks!
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