- Skill Level: Easy
- Cost: Moderate
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Can be made ahead of time.
This is an intensely flavored broth. Don’t wash the mushrooms; clean them with a brush or damp cloth to keep their intense taste intact. The skin on the onion and the other vegetables adds both color and nutrients to the broth. Tomatoes and a parsnip sweeten the broth with a rich deep flavor.
1. Rinse all the vegetables well. Stud the onion with the cloves.
2. Place all the ingredients in a large heavy pot, add 10 cups water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour. Taste, adjust the seasonings, and simmer for 30 minutes more.
3. Strain the broth and allow it to cool to room temperature. Then refrigerate it, covered, or freeze it. Refrigerated, it will keep for up to 4 days; frozen, for up to 3 months.
This recipe is easily doubled.
Nutritional information is based on 4 servings.