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

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For 1 litre 500 ml, you will need:

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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Vegetable stock
Prepare 1 leek and chop.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Vegetable stock
Prepare 1 carrot and cut into small pieces.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Vegetable stock
Prepare 1 onion and chop.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Vegetable stock
Crush garlic cloves with a knife blade.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Vegetable stock
Prepare 1 Bouquet garni.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Vegetable stock
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
Add the carrot, leek and garlic. Mix well.

Cook uncovered for 5 minutes on low heat.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Vegetable stock
Add 1 litre 500 ml water and the bouquet garni.

Stage 9 - 15 min.
Vegetable stock
Cook on low heat for about 15 minutes.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Vegetable stock
After this time, strain the stock.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
Vegetable stock
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.
Keeping
A few days in the fridge, in a sealed bottle. Also freezes well.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
495 Kcal or 2,072 Kj9 gr48 gr30 gr
25 %3 %5 %5 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
24 Kcal or 100 Kj< 1 gr2 gr1 gr
1 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Celery
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 litre 500 ml : 1.61 €

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