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Homemade Vegetable Stock

Making vegetable stock at home is so easy. The most easier part is that it is a one pot recipe requiring minimal preparation. (yeah I love those recipes). So I made this recipe with left over vegetables from our weekly shopping and it is always exciting when I make it because it is always different vegetables.

How to make make this vegetable stock/broth

Saute all the vegetables in a saucepan until soft and then add water. Simmer for 1 hr or more and drain the liquid for storage up to 5 days in the fridge. What I had in abundance in this recipe was huge amount of celery leaves so I used that for greens. I also added tomato past and nutritional yeast for depth of flavour and parsley.


Why I love this broth it is:








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Home made Vegetable Stock

This one pot vegetable stock is so versatile and easy to make.
Keyword vegetable broth, vegetable stock,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • Carrots
  • Celery/celery leaves
  • Onions
  • Tomato Paste
  • Nutritional Yeast
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive Oil


  • Saute all the available vegetables together until they are soft and add filtered water and nutritional yeast and bring to boil. Once it starts boiling reduce heat and simmer for I hr adding more water as needed.
  • Add spices such as dried thyme, oregano and bay leaf for extra flavour.


You can use this broth to cook quinoa
Add to stews instead of plain water for added flavour
Brussel Sprouts are ok to add to your stock in moderation too much may overpower your stock flavour
Stores in the fridge for 5 days or put in the freezer.