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Fresh Vegetable Broth Recipe

Vegetable broth recipe is very simple to follow although it requires some hours to get done.

It requires simple ingredients that can easily be secured. You can prepare the dish right from the confines of your home.

All you need is to follow the simple cooking directions.

The veggie meat is a good alternative to chicken broth. You can either go for any of the two.

They are known to be very rich in quality nutrients. They are also very easy to follow.

Given below is a simple cooking guideline you can follow when preparing a fresh veggie broth:

 

Prep Time:  45 minutes

Cook Time: 1 – 3 hours


Yield:  5 servings

Ingredients:

2 medium onions cut into pieces

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 whole garlic bulb, peeled and separated into cloves

2 celery ribs cut into pieces

3 m3dium carrots cut into pieces

3 medium leeks cut into pieces (white and light green parts)

½ pound fresh quartered mushrooms

8 cups water

1 cup packaged fresh parsley sprigs

½ teaspoon whole peppercorns

1 teaspoon salt

1 bay leaf

4 sprigs fresh thyme

Directions:

1.    In a stockpot, heat oil over medium heat until it gets hot

2.    Add onions, garlic and celery. Cook and stir for 5 minutes until tender.

3.    Add carrots, leeks and stir for 5 minutes

4.    Add water, parsley, mushrooms, salt, thyme, bay leaf and peppercorns.

5.    Bring to a boil; reduce heat, simmer uncovered for about 1 hour

6.    Remove from heat

7.    Strain through a cheesecloth lined with colander

8.    Discard the vegetables and skim fat if you’re serving immediately. If not, you can refrigerate overnight or 8 hours. You can remove fat from the surface. You can even cover broth and refrigerate for 3 days. It can also be frozen for up to 6 months.

 

Tip:

·       The amount of ingredients increases or decreases with the number of servings required.

 

Nutritional facts per 1 serving

Calories--------------------------------------148

Fat--------------------------------------------6 g

Saturated Fat---------------------------------1 g

Cholesterol-----------------------------------0

Sodium---------------------------------------521 mg

Carbohydrate---------------------------------22 g

Fiber------------------------------------------5 g

Protein----------------------------------------4 g

 

From the above details, you can see how rich the vegetable broth recipe is. You can always follow it when thinking of eating healthy.

 

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