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Vegetable stock

Vegetable stock

Vegetable stock is a very easy and versatile basic recipe. It can be used in many different ways: for cooking rice, making soups, sauces, etc. It's a good idea to keep a supply of vegetable stock in your fridge or freezer.

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Last modified on: October 5th 2011

For 1 litre 500 ml, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
37 min.23 min.1 hour
Preservation: A few days in the fridge, in a sealed bottle. Also freezes well.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
10 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #1 Prepare 1 leek and chop.
Stage 2
5 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #2 Prepare 1 carrot and cut into small pieces.
Stage 3
5 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #3 Prepare 1 onion and chop.
Stage 4
1 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #4 Crush garlic cloves with a knife blade.
Stage 5
5 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #5 Prepare 1 Bouquet garni.
Stage 6
3 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #6 Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan on medium heat. When hot, add the chopped onion, salt, pepper and cook without colouring for 3 minutes.
Stage 7
5 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #7 Add the carrot, leek and garlic. Mix well.

Cook uncovered for 5 minutes on low heat.
Stage 8
3 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #8 Add 1 litre 500 ml water and the bouquet garni.
Stage 9
15 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #9 Cook on low heat for about 15 minutes.
Stage 10
3 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #10 After this time, strain the stock.
Stage 11
5 min.
Vegetable stock : Photo of step #11 Leave to cool then transfer to a bottle or jar with a lid.

Remarks

You can vary the vegetables, but I advise you to keep at least carrot, onion and leek.

If you want to freeze the stock, you can use an ice cube tray to make cubes: easy to take out exactly the amount you need.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4888 gr46 gr30 gr
24 %3 %4 %5 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
23<1 gr2 gr1 gr
1 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 1 litre 500 ml : 1.61 €

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