Vegetable Broth

Rikki Asher

Rego Park, New York, US


About Rutabaga: also known as Yellow Turnip. Unless they are organic, they are waxed and must be carefully peeled. In a pinch: Sometimes local vegetable markets don't carry rutabaga. When that's the case, I substitute a small butternut squash. Peel and remove seeds. Slice thickly. That does the trick! Add to the mix and follow the rest of the directions. This clear vegetable broth can be enjoyed on its own, or as a base for soups and sauces. Add cooked beans, green peas, steamed carrots, sprouts, tofu, pasta, cilantro or spinach. Let your imagination go wild!