Thit Bo Xao Dau

Thit Bo Xao Dau


"This is a wonderful Vietnamese stir fry dish with beef and green beans. Serve over hot rice."


30 m servings 375 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 28.6 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 23 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 139 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine garlic, black pepper, cornstarch, and 1 teaspoon vegetable oil. Add beef, and mix well.
  2. In a large wok, heat 2 tablespoons oil over high heat for one minute. Add meat; cook and stir for about 2 minutes, or until beef begins to brown. Transfer beef to a large bowl, and set aside.
  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in wok. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Mix in green beans, and add broth. Cover, and reduce heat to medium. Simmer for 4 to 5 minutes, or until beans are tender crisp. Stir in soy sauce and beef. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 or 2 minutes, or until heated through.
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  1. 113 Ratings


The one who wrote this recipe probably doesn't come from Vietnam. Some of you complaint it's not flavorful is because of the technique wasn't right! You don't use 1 clove of galic! You use as mu...

I loved this recipe and have made it several times. Very easy and quick to prepare. Once I substituted beef broth for chicken and the results were tasty and rich - kind of beef-soupy. Instead...

Easy and fast to prepare, good tasting, balanced meal. Not spicy at all, just a nice light-but-filling meal. I liked the idea to use this over ramen noodles, we'll try that next time! And the...

I added onion slices and julienned carrot for color and a little more flavor.

This was a good easy recipe to make. I substituted sliced green peppers for the bean. Also, I ended up adding a little more cornstarch at the end to thicken up the sauce. Overall, a delicious...

This is my idea of a great recipe; simple, beautiful, and delicious. I added some minced fresh ginger and mushrooms to this dish, too. So much better, and faster, than any cream-of-something-s...

The meat was super tough and the whole dish lacked flavor. My husband was very dissapointed with this one as was I. We don't even want to try to bother to docotor this one. My only thought is...

This recipe was very good. The only thing I did not care for was the amount of "oil" that stayed in the meal. It was a little to greasy for my taste. I would definitely try it again.

I didn't change a thing and it turned out wonderful! Fits my low-carb diet requirements (6-7 carbs). VERY tasty. Very easy. Very commmon ingredients.