The basic vegetable stock is used in many types of dishes, like risotto and soups.
Besides water, the basic stock consists of only three ingredients: celery, carrot, and onion. 🥕🧅🥔
The recipe can be enriched with other seasonal vegetables. 🍅🥬
In the version we share today, we have added a leek, a potato, and two bay leaves. You can also add white peppercorns according to your taste and replace the bay leaves with parsley🌿
The preparation is quick and easy, it only takes a few minutes.
- Prepare the vegetables by cutting them into large pieces.
- Put them in plenty of cold water.
- Bring everything to boil and let cook for about an hour.
- Wait for at least 20 minutes before using it.
- Strain everything.
👉Store the broth in the fridge for 2-3 days
👉Freeze the broth into ice containers. It will be SO useful to have ready-to-use portions on hand!
👉Do not salt the broth, so it will be easier to dose the salt in the preparations in which you will use it .
👉Making a vegetable broth is also a way to upcycling not-so-fresh vegetables 😉