Basic Vegetable Broth

Basic Vegetable Broth
Photo by Scott Phillips

Ingredients

  • 1-½ Tbs. unsalted butter or olive oil
  • 2 cups large diced outer ribs celery
  • 1 cup large diced fennel tops or bulbs
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 head garlic, halved crosswise
  • 1 cup large diced leek tops
  • ¾ cup large diced carrot
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 8 fresh parsley stems
    • 2 cups large diced yellow onion

Heat the butter or oil over medium-low heat in a large stockpot. Add the remaining ingredients and cook uncovered, stirring frequently, until they have softened and released their juices, about 30 min. (don’t let them brown). Add enough cold water to the pot to just cover the vegetables, about 4 ...

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Variations on Basic Vegetable Broth

  • Basic Vegetable Broth
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 14 cups water
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
    • 6 fresh thyme sprigs
    • 6 fresh Italian parsley sprigs
    • +4 other ingredients


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