Vegetable Bouillon

This homemade Vegetable Bouillon is quick and easy to make, and it’s really great to have on hand for recipes that call for vegetable stock.  This homemade Vegetable Bouillon is quick and easy to make, and it's really great to have on hand for recipes that call for vegetable stock 

BOUILLON

When this vegetable bouillon is simmered with water it turns into a rich bouillon broth that adds a burst of flavor to any recipe.

This homemade Vegetable Bouillon is quick and easy to make, and it's really great to have on hand for recipes that call for vegetable stock

HOMEMADE BOUILLON

A good homemade bouillon is a mix of vegetables and herbs that are pureed into a concentrate mixture. This vegetable bouillon makes homemade vegetable stock that’s ‘better than any canned or boxed vegetable stock out there.  It tastes fresher, it’s healthier and it has less sodium than the canned or boxed version.  You can freeze this pureed bouillon concentrate in ice cube trays to make frozen bouillon cubes.  Store them in freezer bags to have on hand to add the bouillon cubes to your recipes.  

BOUILLON INGREDIENTS

This vegan bouillon recipe is very versatile.  You can switch the ingredients up and add your favorite veggies to the mix.  You can add sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, red pepper, turnips, and shallot.  

  • 3 celery stalks, coarsely  chopped
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 brown onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 leek, white and light green parts only, sliced
  • 3-4 sprigs of parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt

HOW TO MAKE VEGETABLE BOUILLON

  1. Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and process until pureed.
  2. Store in a jar in the refrigerator or freeze in ice cube tray for homemade vegan bouillon cubes to store in the freezer.

This homemade Vegetable Bouillon is quick and easy to make, and it's really great to have on hand for recipes that call for vegetable stock

WHAT IS A BOUILLON CUBE

Typically a bouillon cube is a dehydrated or powdered concentrated cube of “instant” vegetable, chicken or beef broth.  But with this homemade bouillon, you can freeze the bouillon paste in ice cube trays to make frozen bouillon cubes.  They’re so convenient to add to soups, stews, quinoa and rice recipes when you need make a vegetable broth or add flavor to your base.

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This homemade Vegetable Bouillon is quick and easy to make, and it's really great to have on hand for recipes that call for vegetable stock
Yield: 1-1/2 cups

Vegetable Bouillon

Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

This homemade Vegetable Bouillon is quick and easy to make, and it's really great to have on hand for recipes that call for vegetable stock.  

Ingredients

  • 3 celery stalks, coarsely  chopped
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 brown onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 leek, white and light green parts only, sliced
  • 3-4 sprigs of parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt

Instructions

  1. Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and process until pureed.
  2. Store in a jar in the refrigerator or freeze in ice cube tray and store in a freezer plastic bag.

2 Responses to “Vegetable Bouillon”

  1. Tina — January 11, 2016 @ 2:48 pm (#)

    Hello Deborah,
    I just found your site, love it!  How do use this bullion?  A tablespoon per cup of water?  Thank you and God bless.

    • Deborah — January 14, 2016 @ 2:42 pm (#)

      Hi Tina…yes – 1 tablespoon to 1-1/2 tablespoons per cup. The cubes are a little more that a tablespoon – I use one cube per cup.

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