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Vegetable Stock

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Ingredients
  Cold water 3 Quart
  Carrot 1 , peeled and chopped
  Potato 1 , peeled and chopped
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Celery ribs 3 , chopped
  White of leek 1⁄2 , chopped
  Tomato 1 Small, chopped
  Salt 1 Tablespoon (To Taste)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Black peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 cup of the water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the carrot, potato, onions, celery, leeks, tomatoes, and salt. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Add the remaining 11 cups water to the pan, along with the garlic, parsley, and peppercorns. Bring to a simmer, reduce the heat to low, and simmer gently for 2 hours.
3. Strain the stock through a fine sieve into a bowl. Discard the vegetables. Let cool for 1 hour, and then pour the stock through a fine sieve again.
4. To store, cool, cover, and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze in 1 -cup quantities (for ease of use) for up to 3 months.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes

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