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Bowl of lemongrass pho.

Lemongrass Pho

  • Author: Rae Aflatooni
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan lemongrass pho that is easy to make and packed with flavor. 


Units Scale
  • 8 cups water + vegetable bouillon
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled & sliced
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 4+ shitake mushrooms, sliced (depends how much you like mushrooms)
  • 3 stalks green onion, diced
  • 1/2 jalapeño, sliced
  • 1/2 inch ginger, peeled & sliced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, sliced lengthwise
  • 3/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • Juice from 1/2 lime
  • 8oz thick rice noodles (Make it as noodle-y as you like!)


  1. Heat oil and yellow onion slices and cook until slices are semi-translucent.
  2. Add water and bouillon and bring to a boil.
  3. Turn down to a simmer and add garlic, ginger, lemongrass, salt, lime juice, jalapeño, and mushrooms.
  4. Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add green onions and rice noodles and turn off the heat.
  6. Serve once noodles are soft.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Soup, Side
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese

Keywords: pho, lemongrass pho, easy pho recipe, vegan pho recipe