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vegetable broth
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Vegetable broth

Use your vegetable scraps to make your own broth!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5 quarts
Author: Sula
Cost: 2


  • Large Stock Pot
  • Freezer-safe containers for storage


  • 5 cups vegetable scraps one gallon bag
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • 5 quarts water


  • Place the scraps and bay leaves In the largest stock pot available. Fill the pot with water.
    vegetable broth
  • Bring to a boil. Add a teaspoon of salt and some pepper. Reduce heat and simmer for one hour. Turn off heat and allow liquid to cool.
    vegetable broth
  • Strain solids out of broth using a mesh strainer.
    vegetable broth
  • Portion into containers and freeze for future use.
    vegetable broth