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Vietnamese style pho with vegetarian meatballs
I offered to make Tom anything he wanted for dinner and he asked for meatball pho, so I invented this Vietnamese style dish with lots of tasty herbs and sauces.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to cook soup. Quorn Meatball Pho - Step 1
    Step 1

    Chop the onion, garlic cloves, a handful of fresh mint and half of them lemongrass into the mince. Grate in half the ginger and season with

  • How to cook soup. Quorn Meatball Pho - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stir in the mirin, fish sauce and soy sauce.

  • How to cook soup. Quorn Meatball Pho - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add the cornflour and a generous amount of panko breadcrumbs until your meatballs stick together nicely.

  • How to cook soup. Quorn Meatball Pho - Step 4
    Step 4

    Roll the mixture into 16 medium sized meatballs.

  • How to cook soup. Quorn Meatball Pho - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fry the meatballs with a little oil for 15 minutes until golden.

  • How to cook soup. Quorn Meatball Pho - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fill a pan with water and crumble in two vegetable stock cubes. Add the remaining lemongrass, a cinnamon stick and the remaining ginger. Bring to the boil before removing the cinnamon stick.

    Add the soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, chilli oil and toasted sesame oil and adjust to your liking. Slice in the shiitake mushrooms and spring onions.

  • How to cook soup. Quorn Meatball Pho - Step 7
    Step 7

    Add the noodles and simmer for 5 minutes.

  • How to cook soup. Quorn Meatball Pho - Step 8
    Step 8

    Serve with meatballs, fresh mint, lime and a sprinkling of crunchy onions.

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