Vegetable Stock

Summary

Yield
Servings
Source/node/914
Prep time20 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time50 minutes

Description

Homemade Vegetable Stock.

Ingredients

1 bunch
parsley
1  
onion
1  
leek
2  
carrot
2  
celery stalk
1 bunch
thyme
2  
bay leaf
2 quarts
water
8 cloves
garlic

Instructions

Wash vegetables thoroughly. Soak sliced leeks in a bowl of cold water to remove dirt. Place all ingredients in a stock pot. Add water, bring to a boil, and imediately reduce to a simmer. Cook uncovered 40 minutes. Strain.

Notes

Variation: Start by adding 1 tablespoon oil to stockpot; lightly brown the onions and carrots (10minutes medium high heat). Add the rest of the ingredients and proceed. Include any vegetables, herbs, and trimmings appropriate to final use.

Don't season stock.....season later!