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  • Servings: 8
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  • 8 cups clear vegetable stock
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 8 medium garlic cloves, peeled and chopped coarsely
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • One 1-inch piece of ginger
  • Two 3-inch cinnamon sticks
  • 2 pods of star anise
  • 2 large bay leaves


  • Put stock, soy sauce, garlic, and onion in a large stockpot and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Meanwhile, char ginger on all sides over an open gas flame or in a small skillet. Add to the stock.
  • Add the cinnamon sticks, star anise, and bay leaves to the broth. Reduce the heat to low. Simmer, partially covered, for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove solids with a slotted spoon or strain the broth through a fine-mesh sieve. Adjust seasonings if necessary. Return to pot and keep hot until ready to use in soup.
  • Total calories per 1 cup serving: 25
  • Fat: <1 gram
  • Carbohydrates: 4 grams
  • Protein: 1 gram
  • Sodium: 386 milligrams
  • Fiber: <1 gram

Categories: Dinner  Soup  Stock  Vegetarian 

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