Asparagus Stalk Stock

Summary

Yield
Cups
SourceRecipe from Root to Stalk Cooking, Tara Duggan.
Prep time
Cooking time40 minutes
Total time40 minutes

Description

Utilize all parts of the vegetable with this innovative vegetable stock. Author Tara Duggan notes that asparagus stalks can be saved in the freezer until you collect enough for this recipe. 

Ingredients

6 cups
asparagus (stalk ends)
10 cups
water
1 cup
celery (or celery hearts, coarsely chopped)
1 cup
onion (or red leeks, coarsely chopped)
5  
peppercorns, black
1  
bay leaf
1  
thyme, fresh (sprig)

Instructions

Place all of the ingredients in a stockpot. Bring to a simmer and let simmer for 30 minutes. Strain and discard the solids. Let the stock cool completely and cover. Refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze.