An Easy Homemade Vegetable Broth With Your Kitchen Scraps

An Easy Homemade Vegetable Broth With Your Kitchen Scraps

Finding creative ways to repurpose your kitchen leftovers can make a small but substantial difference in a world where food waste has become a significant concern.

Every vegetable peel, stem, and leaf holds the potential to contribute to a flavorful and nutritious dish, all while reducing our environmental footprint. 

Your humble vegetable scraps can be turned into a rich, aromatic, and versatile homemade broth!

With just a few simple steps and minimal ingredients, you can harness the full potential of your kitchen remnants, turning them into a liquid gold that enhances soups, stews, and sauces with its depth of flavor.

READ MORE: 9 Ways to reduce your food waste for sustainable living

Homemade Vegetable Broth

Making vegetable broth is very simple and easy, but it will add great flavour and depth to many dishes you make!


  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Cilantro
  • Onions
  • Bay leaves
  • Garlic


  1. Use a freezer bag to add in any vegetable scraps that you do not use and place the bag in the freezer.
  2. Once full, place the vegetables in a pot and cover with water. Sprinkle it with salt and add bay leaves. 
  3. Boil for about an hour. 
  4. Strain the liquid and use it in soups, stews and sauces. 
  5. You can add our EZ Gel Instant Thickener to your sauce to make it instantly thicker.
  6. You can store the vegetable broth in the fridge for up to a week. You can also use ice trays to freeze them for later use. 

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