Quick & Easy

Water spinach and beef soup

Chinese water spinach is a mild, versatile vegetable with crunchy white stalks and tender, dark green leaves. It resembles a bunch of spinach (which can be substituted) but has longer, more flexible leaves and thicker stems.
WATER SPINACH AND BEEF SOUP
6
30M

Ingredients

Method

1.Combine beef, garlic, onion, sauce, sugar, chilli and galangal in a large bowl, cover; refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
2.Trim spinach stems; crush stems with a meat mallet or rolling pin. Chop leaves coarsely.
3.Bring the water to the boil in a large saucepan, add spinach and beef mixture; simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes.
4.Remove soup from heat; stir in juice and Vietnamese mint leaves; season to taste.

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