VEGETABLE BROTH

brodo_vegetale2

DIFFICULTY: EASY

PREPARATION: 20 MIN

COOKING: 1 H

DOSES FOR: ABOUT 3 LITERS OF BROTH

TYPE: DRINK

SUITABLE FOR: DIARRHEA

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Leek without the portion of the green part
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 A leafless rib of celery
  • 1 Courgette
  • 1 Broken fennel
  • 1 Peace of garlic
  • 1 Ginger ring
  • 1 Cloves
  • A bunch garnished (thyme, parsley, chives, bay leaves)
  • A pinch of coarse salt

ENERGY VALUES

  • Energy value: ca. 15 kcal
  • Features: Rich in minerals salt
  • Ideal as: Basic preparation for many recipes but can also be replace simply as a drink.
  • Indicated in case of diarrhea, to reintegrate lost fluids

PREPARATION

Clean and wash the vegetables and the herbs. With the herbs form a bunch and put it in a garze.
Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and add cold water until to cover them.
Bring to the boiling quickly, then cook over a gentle heat for about 1 hour. Filter and store.

Attention: The broth must be filtered before being used. Whenever you need broth for recipes, always remember to heat it: unless particular indications, in fact, the broth should always be used very hot and at the boiling point.