Photo: Homemade Vegetable Broth

Homemade Vegetable Broth

Homemade broth is a great addition to your kitchen! Use it in soups, sauces, and for cooking rice and grains.

10 cups

Updated: Sat, 06/16/2018 - 7:35am


  • 4 cups vegetable scraps (carrot peelings, corn cobs, vegetable stems, etc.)
  • ½ onion, cut into wedges
  • 2 carrots, chopped roughly
  • ½ cup fresh herbs (parsley, thyme, basil, etc.)
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 10 cups filtered water


  1. Add all ingredients to a large stockpot and cover with water by a few inches.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 hours on medium-low heat.
  3. Let broth cool, then strain out vegetables. Store in glass jars for about a week. Broth can also be frozen. Enjoy!