Vegetable Broth

Vegetable Broth

SheKnows
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 2 hr 20 min
  • Total: 2 hr 50 min
  • Serving: 6-8 servings

This recipe makes a luxurious vegetable broth, brimming with flavor and goodness.

Ingredients

  • 1 gallon Cold Water
  • 4 Tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 4 Celery stalks, thickly sliced
  • 3 Carrots, peeled 7 thickly sliced
  • 2 Onions, cut into wedges
  • 2 Leeks, white part only, washed & thickly sliced
  • 2 Turnips, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 Red or Green Bell Pepper, stemmed, seeded & cut into chunks
  • 1 Zucchini, ends trimmed & thickly sliced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 sprigs Italian Parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Thyme or 1 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 10 Whole Black Peppercorns

Directions

  1. Put the cold water, chopped tomatoes, sliced celery, sliced carrots, chopped onion, sliced leek, chopped turnip, bell pepper chunks, and sliced zucchini into a stockpot, and place over high heat to boil.
  2. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and stir in the garlic cloves, parsley sprigs, thyme, bay leaves, and whole peppercorns.
  3. Simmer the mixture for 2-1/2 hours and then strain through cheesecloth, discarding any solids.
  4. Let the broth cool to room temperature before placing in the refrigerator until use.

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