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How to Make Homemade Vegetable Bouillon

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I stopped buying vegetable bouillon cubes years ago and decided just to start making my own.  This recipe isn’t exactly for a cube.  It’s actually a paste, but it works the same way as the cubes.

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How to use Vegetable Bouillon

You can add a teaspoon of the bouillon paste to a mug of hot water for an instant soup or add it to your soup pot if you want to skip having to chop up your onions, carrots, and celery.

The bouillon paste is quite versatile and can add a little punch of flavor to almost anything.  Try adding a bit when you’re making spaghetti sauce or sautéing a chicken breast.

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How to Make Homemade Vegetable Bouillon

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Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Yield: 3 cups
Learn how to make vegetable bouillon that you add to a mug of hot water for an instant soup or your soup pot if you want to skip having to chop up your onions, carrots, and celery.

Ingredients

  • 1 Leek, sliced white part only
  • 3 Carrots, sliced
  • 3 stalks Celery, sliced
  • 1 bunch Parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup Sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 cups Fine ground sea salt

Instructions 

  • Add all the vegetables to a food processor and process for approximately 1 minute, scraping down the sides halfway through the processing. The vegetables should be finely ground.
  • Add the salt to the food processor along with the chopped vegetables and process for approximately 1 minute, scraping down the sides halfway through the processing.
  • The final product should resemble wet sand.
  • Decant approximately 1 cup into a small jar to keep in the refrigerator.
  • Store the remaining 2 cups in the freezer. Transfer to the refrigerator when needed.
  • To use, add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of bouillon mixture to 8 ounces of hot water to make a vegetable broth.

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Notes

Take the time to scrape down the sides to make sure all your vegetables are chopped into small pieces.
Your finished vegetable bouillon paste should be the texture of wet sand.
Use it to add flavor to all kinds of dishes.
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Course: Pantry Staples, Soups & Stews
Cuisine: Americana
Keyword: Bouillon, Vegetable Bouillon
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    1. Hi Chava,

      Unfortunately, you need a lot of salt to make and preserve the bouillon. When you reuse it, you can use smaller portions in your liquid to help dilute the salt concentration, but that may also reduce the taste.

      Thanks so much for your comment.

      Love and God bless,
      Mary

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