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    Asparagus pho

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking time: 5 minutes
    • Total time: 10 minutes 10 minutes

    Serves: 2


    230g bunch asparagus
    4 salad onions
    1 lime
    500g pouch Cooks’ Ingredients Dashi
    28g pack coriander, roughly chopped
    1 tsp fish sauce (optional)


    1. Snap the ends from the asparagus and trim the salad onions. Finely slice both on the slant and set separately to one side. Cut 2 wedges from the lime.

    2. Bring the dashi to the boil in a pan then add the asparagus. Simmer for 1-2 minutes, depending on how finely you have cut it, then add the salad onions and cook for a further 1 minute.

    3. Stir in the coriander, add the lime wedges and season to taste if necessary, either with fish sauce or salt and pepper. Divide between 2 bowls and squeeze the juice from the lime wedge into the pho as you start to eat it.

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    Add rice noodles and an additional pack of dashi to this dish to make a more substantial lunch or supper dish.


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