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Vegetable chicken broth substitute recipe

A good substitute for chicken broth is vegetable broth. It may not be similar to the chicken broth in taste and color but can add great taste to food and taste as delicious as chicken broth, or maybe more.
Course Soup
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Broth
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $2


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 large onion
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 medium carrots
  • water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 tbsp tomato paste
  • nutritional yeast optional


  • Note: To get fast results, chop the vegetables first.
  • Heat one tablespoon of oil and water in a pot and add all the vegetables, salt, and pepper.
  • Stir the mixture until the vegetables are softened.
  • Add more water and bay leaves and bring the mixture to the boiling point.
  • Once boiled, reduce the heat level and add tomato paste. You can also add nutritional yeast however it is optional.
  • Continue cooking at a low heat level for about half an hour. The more you cook, the more the rich flavor will be.
  • On completion, taste the broth, adjust the flavors accordingly and let it cool.
  • Finally pour it in a container.