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Vietnamese Beef Bowl

This Vietnamese Beef Bowl has sweet and peppery ground beef mixed in a bowl with white rice, lettuce and pickled vegetables. It’s reminiscent of the bowls that you may get at your favorite Vietnamese restaurant.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 2
Calories: 812kcal
Author: Beth Chen


  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Small Onion finely chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves finely chopped
  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 2 teaspoon Ground Coriander AIP reintroduction
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper AIP reintroduction
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 2 tablespoon Fish Sauce
  • 1-3 Scallions sliced
  • Vietnamese Pickled Vegetables
  • Iceberg Lettuce roughly chopped


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic then cook for 2 minutes.
  • Next add the ground beef and cook for about 3 minutes or until the beef is just beginning to brown, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon.
  • Finally add the coriander, black pepper, honey and fish sauce.
  • Let the beef mixture continue cooking until the beef has cooked through and the sauce has thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve over rice, garnished with sliced scallions along with chopped lettuce and Vietnamese Pickled Vegetables.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 812kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 25g | Trans Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 1572mg | Potassium: 840mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 69IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 5mg