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Veggie Scotch Broth

A super easy, and very cheap recipe that makes full use of seasonal veg and hearty grains.

  • 1.Heat 2 tbsp oil in a heavy based pan
  • 2.Gently fry onion for 3-5 minutes, or until soft
  • 3.Add carrots and other root veg. Sautee for another 3-5 minutes
  • 4.Add pre-soaked broth mix, salt and pepper and any dried herbs you are using
  • 5.Add stock and bring to the boil. Simmer for 40-50 minutes or until all the grains are soft.
  • 6.Check consistency. If too thick, just add more water
  • 7.Add kale/greens and any fresh herbs, cook for another 5 minutes
  • 8.Serve with a massive chunk of crusty bread!
  • 100g broth mix- soaked overnight in cold water and drained
  • 250g carrots
  • 250g any root veg (celeriac, swede, turnip, parsnip all work well)
  • 1 large onion
  • 100g kale/greens sliced into ribbons
  • 1.5 litres veg stock
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • Dried herbs (optional- herbs de provences work well)
  • Fresh herbs (optional- winter savoury and sage work nicely)