Vegetable stock

November 1, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

Makes about 2 litres of stock

Heat 30ml (2 tbsp) of sunflower oil in a large pot and add 1 chopped onion, 3 chopped leeks, 3 chopped carrots, 2 chopped parsnips and 3 chopped celery sticks. Toss to coat, cover and cook, 3 – 5 minutes.

Add 2,5L of water and bring to a boil. Skim the surface and add 3 bay leaves, a few peppercorns, 2 garlic cloves and 45ml (3 tbsp) fresh flat-leaf parsley. Reduce heat and simmer, about 1 hour.

Sieve the stock into a clean bowl, pressing the solids to extract all of the liquid. Set aside to cool and freeze until needed.



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