Vietnamese Beef Pho

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2014, America's Test Kitchen TV

We set out to make a version of Vietnamese beef pho with a clear, beefy broth that doesn't require the typical hours of simmering time.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME2½ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Pho is considered Vietnam's national dish, and it has many regional variations. To produce a broth with the flavor and complexity of the traditional broth in less time, we start by blanching ground beef in water. To the broth, we add fish s...

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