Posts tagged Vietnamese Kabocha Squash Soup
Vietnamese Kabocha Squash Soup with Pork Meatballs (Canh Bi Do Nau Moc)

A traditional soup side dish of kabocha squash and tender pork meatballs. These Vietnamese pork meatballs are soft with a springy texture. When paired with kabocha in a side soup, it’s simple good eating with no fuss. Eat with steamed rice for a complete meal.

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Vietnamese Kabocha Squash Soup with Pork (Canh Bi Do Nau Suon Heo)

During the cold months, Kabocha Soup or Canh Bi Do is my one of my go-to soups. Kabocha squash is plentiful, starting in the early Fall. You can find them in both Asian and American supermarkets. They are similar to pumpkins but instead of a bright orange skin, it is deep green. Some may have bumpy knobs on the surface, and the center of the squash is hollow and filled with large seeds. The flesh is bright yellow/orange and hard as a rock. When cooked, it softens and tastes sweet, making it perfect for soups and stews. If you can't find kabocha squash, substitute with pumpkin.

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