Asian Beef Soup Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

  • Teriyaki Beef Soup (see recipe below)
  • Green Salad with Asian Ginger
  • Angel Hair Pasta with Scallion and Cilantro
  • Pineapple, Coconut, and Pudding Parfait

Why is it that Asian soups seem to warm you up better than just about any other? It must be the red pepper in this Teriyaki Beef Soup that does it. Green Salad with Asian Ginger-Sesame Dressing, Angel Hair Pasta with Scallion and Cilantro, and Pineapple, Coconut, and Pudding Parfaits all add up to a delicious dinner. Instant pudding, angel hair pasta, and ginger dressing are a few pantry items to have on hand.

Teriyaki Beef Soup

 

Green Salad with Asian Ginger-Sesame Dressing

Many brands of Asian dressing are widely available now; try them and pick a favorite.

Angel Hair Pasta with Scallion and Cilantro

Cook angel hair pasta according to package directions. Toss with sliced green onion, chopped cilantro, and a dab of butter. Add a few drops of sesame oil to flavor it.

Pineapple, Coconut, and Pudding Parfait

Layer vanilla pudding, crushed pineapple, and toasted coconut in glasses or cups.