Fresh Vegetable Broth

By : | 0 Comments | On : May 13, 2012 | Category : Soups

fresh vegetable broth

Ingredients :

  • 1 medium onion(peels left on,studded with 4 whole cloves)
  • 2 cloves garlic(peels left on and lightly bruised)
  • 2 ribs celery with leaves,cut into large chunks
  • 2 carrots(peels left on and cut into large chunks)
  • 2 leeks,trimmed and cut into large chunks
  • 8 white mushrooms,halved
  • 8 parsley sprigs
  • 2 fresh dill sprigs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp coarse salt
  • 10 cups water

Directions :

  1. 1.Rinse all the vegetables well.
  2. 2.Place all ingredients in a large heavy pot.
  3. 3.Bring to a boil,reduce the heat,and simmer uncovered for 1 hour.
  4. 4.Adjust the seasonings to taste and simmer for 30 min longer.
  5. 5.Strain the broth,reserving the vegetables for a puree to eat as is or to thicken stew sauces.
  6. 6.Let the fresh vegetable broth cool to room temperature,then refrigerate covered in a storage container or freeze.
  7. 7.Refrigerated it will keep about 4 days.This fresh vegetable broth recipe may be doubled.
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