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How to make vegetable broth

How to make vegetable broth


The vegetarian version of a classic Italian meat broth, this vegetable broth has a delicate flavor and is ideal or making light soups.

Ingredients for 4 people

3.5 quarts water
5 oz white onion
3 ½ oz leek
5 oz carrot
5 oz celery
a couple whole peppercorns


Wash, trim and roughly chop the vegetables.

Place them in a large pot and add a couple peppercorns and the salt.

Add the water to the pot and simmer over medium heat for an hour from when the water begins to boil.

After an hour, remove the pot from the heat and strain the broth through a chinois, a conical sieve.

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