Need ideas of what to make with your leftover vegetable scraps? Try to make your own vegetable broth right at home with this simple recipe!
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat
Add garlic, onions, celery and carrots to the pot and cook until softened. Stir and cook for about 5 minutes.
Add the water, bay leaves, parsley, and thyme. Reduce heat to low and simmer, partially covered, for 45 minutes.
Pour the broth through a strainer into a bowl or pot. Discard solids.
Once the broth has cooled, store it in an airtight plastic container or freezer bag to place in the freezer.
Tip: Freeze it in 2-cup portions to make thawing easier.
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 55kcal
- Calories from Fat kcal
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 2g4%
- Saturated Fat 1g5%
- Trans Fat 0g
- Cholesterol 0mg
- Sodium 55mg3%
- Potassium 213mg7%
- Total Carbohydrate 8g3%
- Dietary Fiber 2g8%
- Sugars 3g
- Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Average cost of recipe per serving: $1.05
Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.
Adapted from: ohmyveggies.com