Beef rice noodle soup

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Beef Rice Noodle Soup 


  • 16 oz sirloin beef steak or flat iron steak
  • 1/2 medium red onion- julienne
  • 2 medium carrots- thin slice on a bias
  • 3 celery stalks- 1/4″ slice on a bias
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper- remove seeds and julienne
  • 1 green bell pepper= remove seeds and dice
  • 1/2 cup snow peas
  • 2 Tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1/4 C ketchup
  • 1/4 C soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp better than bouillon beef base
  • 8 C water
  • 2 tsp sesame seed oil
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp freeze dried minced garlic
  • 8 oz rice noodles
  • Black pepper


  1. Start by washing the vegetables. Dice 1 green bell pepper, julienne 1/2 red onion, slice 3 celery stalks (1/4” thick on a bias), peel 2 carrots and slice on a bias, thinner than celery.
  2. Remove seeds from jalapeno pepper and julienne or finely chop 1/2 of jalapeno. You can use all if you like added spice.
  3. After trimming beef, slice beef into strips and then cut in half again into more bite size pieces. Pepper meat to taste Hint: Smaller pieces work better eating with a spoon, larger pieces work better when eating with chopsticks.
  4. In a medium to large stock pot, add 8 cups of water (you provide) and 3 tablespoons beef base. Whisk and bring to a boil, move on to next step while waiting for boil.
  5. Coat a large frying/sauté pan with 1 Tbsp. olive oil (you provide) over medium heat. Add steak pieces and brown, not fully cooking. Add red onion, carrots, celery, green bell pepper, jalapeno, 1 Tbsp. freeze dried minced garlic and 2 tsp. sesame oil. Sauté, adding lid between stirring.
  6. With beef broth now boiling, add 8 ounces of rice noodles to boiling broth, stir noodles into broth
  7. Turn heat off.
  8. Add a lid to pot and set timer for 10 minutes.
  9. Once vegetables in frying pan are al dente, add the snow peas along with 2 Tbsp. of sweet chili sauce, 1/4 cup tomato ketchup, and 1/4 cup soy sauce. Stir together. The rice noodles should now be done. Add the cooked rice noodles and all of the beef broth to vegetables. Bring to a quick boil.

Serve beef rice noodle soup in a bowl, and enjoy, ideally with chopsticks!

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