Beef Pho Recipe

A Petite Mama


Beef Pho is one of my favorite comfort food. My husband loves pho so I make it at least once a month. It is kind of hard to get leg or knuckle bones where I live so I don't use those when I make mine. Once in awhile I'll use oxtail bones. They are kind of pricy here.


  • 1-2 Beef bones with marrow: oxtails, knuckle bones, leg bones
  • 1/2 lb Beef meat: chuck roast, brisket, flank
  • 2 Charred onion (rinse and remove black parts before throwing into the pot) or cut in half and throw it in
  • 1 4 inch charred ginger (rinse and remove black parts before throwing into the pot – optional)
  • 1 Gia Vi Nau Pho Bac spice packet (small white mesh bag with coriander, cloves, cinnamon, star anise, fennel, cardamom)
  • 1-2 Gallon Water
  • 1-2 tbsp Pho Broth Soup Base
  • Fresh Mint
  • Cilantro
  • Green onions
  • Basil
  • Bean sprouts
  • Jalapenos
  • Meatballs
  • Vietnamese Meat Loaf
  • Peanuts ((Optional))
  • Peanut Butter ((Optional))
  • Sriracha
  • Ground Chili Oil ((Spicy))
  • Instant Beef Paste
  • Hoisin
  • Soy Sauce
  • Fish Sauce


  1. If you don’t want to use any bone that is fine. It will decrease the cook time. Skip step 2-6 Wash the beef bones clean to get rid of any...
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Beef Pho Recipe

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