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Fish Rice Noodle Soup (Bun Ca) - Better than PHO, Must-Try Noodle Soup! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Fish Rice Noodle Soup (Bun Ca)

This recipe for Fish Rice Noodle Soup (Bun Ca) is belly-warming good and perfect for the colder months ahead. Hearty chunks of marinated fish and zesty tomatoes are cooked in a light stock and then ladled over rice noodle to make a deliciously flavorful and healthy noodle soup. Fish Rice Noodle Soup is a classic Vietnamese noodle soup.

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Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai) - delicious and hearty, this dish is super easy to make! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai)

This recipe for Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai) is a pure comfort-food dish. The tender pork meatballs are flavorful and have delicious crunch from the jicama. Cooked in a homemade tomato sauce, these hearty meatballs are absolutely mouth-watering. Super-versatile, the meatballs can be enjoyed for breakfast, as a small meal or an appetizer. Serve the Vietnamese […]

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Stuffed Tomatoes (Ca Chua Nhoi Thit) - meat-filled tomatoes in a hearty sauce

Stuffed Tomatoes (Ca Chua Nhoi Thit)

In this scrumptious Stuffed Tomatoes dish, juicy ripe tomatoes are filled with lightly seasoned ground pork and cooked in a zesty sauce. The best part about this dish: you make it using a single skillet. How’s that for one pot cooking?! Easy to prep and cook, you can enjoy a healthy and hearty dish in […]

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Crab Noodle Soup (Bun Rieu)

Crab Noodle Soup (Bun Rieu)

 This hearty Crab Noodle Soup is a plethora of wonderful ingredients, flavors and textures–savory seafood patties are cooked in a light tomato stock with fried tofu and crab claws and then served over springy rice vermicelli along with abundant fresh herbs, beans sprouts and split water spinach stems. Don’t be daunted by all of the ingredients in this recipe. It’s […]

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Hearty Vietnamese Fish Soup with Fresh Dill--one of the easiest soups to make!

Fish Soup with Dill (Canh Ca Thi La)

This delicious soup is all about the goodness of using fresh ingredients.  Loaded with chunks of fish, carrots, Daikon radish, tomatoes and fragrant fresh dill, it’s a simple dish you can put together very quickly.  If you’re looking for a new and unique soup your family will love, this is the recipe to try!  The carrots and Daikon radish are a natural sweetener for […]

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Tamarind is what put the sour in this delicious soup.

Sour Soup with Fish (Canh Chua Ca)

Sour Soup?  The word “sour” may be off-putting to some and not a taste that is immediately appealing.  The name of this dish is the direct translation for this soup’s Vietnamese name “Canh Chua” but some subtleties get lost in translation.  I’d rather call this “Perfectly Balanced Tart, Savory, and Sweet with Abundant Vegetables and Hearty Fish Soup” […]

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Tofu in Tomato Sauce (Dau Hu Sot Ca) - Just Like Mom's Recipe | runawayrice.com

Tofu in Tomato Sauce (Dau Hu Sot Ca)

This Tofu in Tomato Sauce (Dau Hu Sot Ca) recipe is one of my favorite childhood dishes.  The hearty tofu is cooked in a tangy and slightly sweet tomato sauce and it is pure comfort food.  The tofu is commonly deep-fried in this recipe.  However, my Mom, in all of her wisdom, minimized the deep-frying and […]

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Spicy Beef Noodle Soup (Bun Bo) - Quick and Easy Recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Spicy Beef Noodle Soup (Bun Bo)

This easy Spicy Beef Noodle Soup recipe will satiate your cravings for a flavorful soup without having to spend hours cooking.  Certainly, if you have the time, there’s no substitute for making soup stock from scratch.  With our busy lives today, often we just need to prepare a quick meal to feed our hungry family and friends. […]

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Serve these delicious Vietnamese meatballs with some hot and crusty bread for a quick meal.

Simple Crock Pot Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai)

I love the simplicity of Crock Pot cooking and so decided to take one of my favorite Viet dishes for a little recipe re-do. These meatballs are delicious and so easy to make with a slow cooker. You can’t go wrong with Crock Pot cooking; it’s super forgiving! Even if you cook the meatballs a bit longer than […]

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