Slow Cooker Vegetable Broth
 
 
Ingredients
  • 2 large onions, coarsely chopped
  • 6 large carrots, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 6 celery stalks, coarsely chopped
  • 1 lb white mushrooms, halved
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 10 fresh parsley sprigs
  • 6 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 whole black peppercorns
  • 4 quarts (16 cups) water
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients (except water) in a 6- or 7-quart slow cooker.
  2. Add water.
  3. Cover and cook on Low 6 hours.
  4. Strain through a colander set over a large pot.
  5. Strain again through a fine sieve or colander lined with cheesecloth.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.
Recipe by The eMeals Blog at http://blog.emeals.com/budget-friendly-kitchen-tip-how-to-make-your-own-broth-in-a-slow-cooker/