Basic Sea Vegetable Broth

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4 -5
    cups water
  • 5
    inches piece kelp or 5 inches kombu
  • 13
    cup dried shiitake mushrooms (if using porcini, use 1/4 cup) or 1/3 cup other dried mushroom (if using porcini, use 1/4 cup)
  • 1
    teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1
    tablespoon miso
  • 3
    scallions, chopped for garnish
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring the water to a boil in a 2 quart saucepan. Add the kelp or kombu and dried mushrooms. Let simmer for about 1 hour.
  • Remove the sea vegetable and mushrooms, dice, and return to pot.
  • Add ginger and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in the miso and garnish with the scallions.
  • Serve as is, or use as stock.
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