Vegetable Broth

Other veggies, such as fennel, ginger, parsnips, herbs, and so on, may be substituted for any of the ingredients. This is a very changeable recipe, open to personalization.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 leek, white part only, cleaned thoroughly and sliced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium turnip, peeled and sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 6 cups cold water
  • Small bunch of parsley stems
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • 8 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 clove
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a large stock pot. Simmer 1 hour; strain. Season with salt and pepper; cool. Keeps refrigerated for 1 week. Freezes well.