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Thursday, July 27 2017

Don't tell Mom we're giving her classic comfort food a delivery makeover! Our latest versions of meatloaf, mac and cheese, stew, and more all include garden-fresh ingredients and can be on the table in less than an hour. OK—go ahead and tell Mom you made these healthy comfort food meals. 


6 - ounces brown-rice or regular banh pho (Vietnamese wide rice noodles)
3 1/2 - cups low sodium vegetable broth or reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 - 3 - tablespoons fish sauce or 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
4 - inches stick cinnamon
1 - 1 inch piece fresh ginger, sliced and cut into strips
1 - or 2 star anise (optional)
3 - green onions, trimmed and cut into thin 1-inch strips
2 - cups cubed cooked chicken, thinly sliced cooked pork, or cooked shrimp
2 - cups shredded bok choy or bean sprouts (optional)
1/2 - cup fresh basil, cilantro, and/or mint leaves
Sliced fresh jalapeno chile peppers or Asian chili sauce (Sriracha sauce) (optional)
Lime wedges


Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan combine broth, fish sauce, cinnamon, ginger, and, if desired, star anise. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Add green onions; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add chicken; simmer, uncovered, for 1 minute more. Remove and discard cinnamon and star anise.

Divide cooked noodles among soup bowls. Ladle broth mixture over noodles. Serve with bok choy (if desired), herbs, jalapeno peppers (if desired), and lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (Fast Pho)
Per serving: 310 kcal cal., 6 g fat (2 g sat. fat, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 2 g monounsatured fat), 62 mg chol., 900 mg sodium, 38 g carb., 4 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 24 g pro. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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