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Easy Spicy Pho Soup with Bacon
Makes 4


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