Special ingredients:no dried fruits, no fresh / raw fruits that don't get cooked by the end of the recipe, no fermented / pickled foods, no seeds, no beans / legumes / pulses, no dried / ground spices, no meat / poultry, no alcohol, no grains
Just right for...:Great for kids, Comfort food, Quick & easy, Light fare, 5 or fewer ingredients, One-pot meal, Fall favorites, Winter favorites
Top 8 allergens?:gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, fish-free, shellfish-free, nut-free, peanut-free
Active/prep time:0-15 minutes
Total time (inc active/prep):15-30 minutes
Substitution ideas:Add other vegetables like peppers and carrots and simmer longer for an even richer flavor.
Serving suggestions:Use it as is, undrained, as a base for cream soups. Drain the vegetables out to use it as a stock to flavor grits, rice or casseroles.
Related recipes:I use this stock for the base for my broccoli soup: http://knowgluten.me/2013/02/28/gluten-free-vegan-very-easy-broccoli-soup/
Here's another easy stock, this one using chicken: http://knowgluten.me/2013/10/02/homemade-gluten-free-alphabet-soup/