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Vegetable chicken broth substitute recipe

A good substitute for chicken broth is vegetable broth. It may not be identical to chicken broth in taste and color but can add great flavor to your food. It tastes just as delicious as chicken broth, maybe even 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, then bring the mixture to boil.
  • Once boiled, reduce the heat level and add tomato paste. You can also add nutritional yeast; however, it's optional.
  • Continue cooking at a low heat level for about half an hour. The more you cook it, the richer the flavor will be.
  • On completion, taste the vegetable stock. Adjust the flavors accordingly and let it cool.
  • Finally, pour it in a container.