Homemade vegetable broth is easy to make and so much healthier and more flavorful than anything that you can buy in a supermarket. It’s versatile, with uses that go far beyond making vegetable soup. Best of all, making homemade vegetable stock is as easy as throwing some vegetables and water in a pot.
Keep reading for detailed instructions for making your own homemade, vegetarian vegetable broth.
It is so simple, useful, and economical that there really is no excuse for using a canned broth that tastes like little more than salt water, which is essentially what it is. Homemade vegetable stock can be used in soups, sauces, and lots of other dishes you may not have thought of. If you’re dieting or just trying to eat better, you can use vegetable broth to add fat-free flavor and nutrition to almost any savory dish.
Keep reading for details on how to make it, what to do with it, and why you should bother.
This makes enough broth for two pots of soup, but you can freeze it in smaller portions for other uses
For extra flavor, try adding fresh herbs or wine.