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Onion Broth+Vegetarian 'Beef' Broth

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Why I Love This Recipe

Good for soups, stocks, cooking liquid for veggies...very basic, endless uses.

Ingredients You'll Need

3 quarts water
6 medium Onions - quartered, Do not peel
3 Carrots - tops off, do not peel
3 stalks Celery
3 cloves Garlic, do not peel
2 Bay leaves
3-4 sprigs Thyme
2-3 sprigs Rosemary
6 Mint leaves
1-2 Sages leaves
1/2 Lemon
1-2 small dried Chilis

salt to taste

For "Beef Broth" Add...
1 Lg. mug of strong coffee (not old - just strong) or 3 decaf coffee bags
2 Cups portabella mushrooms -rough chop


Cook all together, except salt, till Onions are mushy. Check and add salt to taste. Strain broth and use as needed.

For 'Beef' Broth...put 3 decaf coffee bags in a bowl, pour 12 oz. of boiling water over them and steep for 5 minutes...add coffee to water at start of cooking - and - Add 2 cups chopped portabella mushrooms.

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