Vegetarian Broth

Vegetarian Broth

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If you love a spicy broth, you can use sliced chili or red pepper flakes in this recipe. For best result add them at the end, like a garnish so they don't overpower the broth.

Enjoy this tasty broth in your favorite recipes.

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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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    1 medium onion, halved
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    one 3-inch piece ginger, fresh, halved lengthwise
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    two 3-inch cinnamon sticks
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    2 whole star anise
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    2 whole cloves
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    2 whole black peppercorns
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    2 whole coriander seeds
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    8 cups clear vegetable stock
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    2 tbsp soy sauce
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    2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
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    6 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped coarsely
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    2 large bay leaves
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    1 - 2 tbsp sugar, brown
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    1 - 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
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    1 tsp black pepper
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    2 green onions, thinly sliced (both green and white parts) (optional - garnish)
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    1 - 2 fresh red chili peppers, small, seeded and thinly sliced (optional - garnish)

How to Make Vegetarian Broth

Step-by-Step

  1. To obtain a bolder flavor, char the onions and ginger before adding them to the vegetable broth.

    The results are well worth the extra time taken.

    Place the onions and ginger cut sides down, on a baking sheet, on the upper rack of a 500 degree oven and roast for 20 minutes.
  2. Next warm a large pot over medium heat and add the cinnamon sticks, cloves, star anise, black peppercorns and coriander seeds.

    Toast the spices until fragrant about 4 minutes, stir frequently.
  3. Now to the pot add the vegetable broth, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, garlic, bay leaf, sugar, salt, pepper, onion, and ginger; allow to come to a boil.

    Reduce the heat and simmer gently for about 30 minutes.
  4. Once the broth is done, strain out the onions, ginger, spices and bay leafs. Taste and adjust the salt, pepper and sugar if necessary.
  5. Return the broth to the hot pot keep warm until ready to use in recipe of your choice.

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About Vegetarian Broth

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Vietnamese
Hashtag: #broth



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