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Purely Plant-Based Broth

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Embarking on a journey to create your own homemade vegetable broth is not just about enhancing the flavor of your dishes; it’s a step towards a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle. This purely plant-based broth, brimming with the nutrients and essence of fresh vegetables, is a testament to the simplicity and beauty of natural cooking. Free from chemicals and preservatives, it offers a rich, wholesome base for soups, stews, and a variety of other dishes, infusing them with depth and warmth.

The process of making this broth is as rewarding as it is simple. It encourages a connection with the ingredients, understanding their origins, and appreciating their contribution to our health. As you chop, sauté, and simmer these earthy roots and vibrant greens, you’re not just cooking; you’re crafting a potion of wellness. This broth stands as a versatile kitchen essential, easily stored and ready to elevate your culinary creations with its comforting and nourishing touch.

Full Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 3 carrots
  • 1 leek
  • 2 parsnips
  • 2 root parsley
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 kohlrabi
  • 1/2 celeriac and its leaves
  • 1 turmeric
  • A handful of parsley
  • Sunflower oil
  • 80 grams of salt

 

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Instructions:

  1. Prep the Vegetables: Wash and chop the carrots, leek, parsnips, root parsley, onion, garlic, kohlrabi, celeriac, and turmeric into medium-sized pieces.
  2. Sauté: In a large pot, heat a little sunflower oil over medium heat. Add the chopped vegetables and sauté them until they start to release their juices.
  3. Cook: Cover the pot and let the vegetables cook until they are tender, about 8 minutes.
  4. Season: Add the salt and a handful of parsley to the pot. Stir well to combine.
  5. Cool: Remove the pot from the heat and allow the broth to cool.
  6. Freeze: Once cooled, transfer the broth to freezer-safe containers or bags. If using bags, you can lay them flat on a tray lined with aluminum foil for easy storage.
  7. Store: Place the containers or bags in the freezer. The vegetable broth can be stored in the freezer for a long time.
  8. Usage: Whenever you need vegetable broth for soups, stews, or other recipes, simply take out the desired amount from the freezer and thaw it.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 8 minutes | Total Time: 28 minutes | Servings: Varies

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