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Total Time
10hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 hrs

This is the perfect base for many meatless soups and stews. Store portions in your freezer for up to 3 months. From Better Homes and Gardens Crockery Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 3 1/2, 4, or 5 quart crockery cooker combine the tomatoes, onions, carrots, turnip, celery, potato, garlic, parsley, salt, thyme, pepper and bay leaf. Stir in the water.
  2. Cover; cook on low heat setting for 8 to 10 hours, or on high heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.
  3. Strain stock through a large sieve or colander lined with 2 layers of 100% cotton chessecloth.
  4. Discard the solids.
  5. Makes 6 cups stock.