A steamy cup of this broth makes a warm and comforting meal. It may also be used as an ingredient in recipes that call for broth or stock. Use in African Bean Soup (toggle Bean Soup and Broth recipes with Previous/Next options above) or Vegetarian Gravy etc.
Makes about 8 (1-cup) servings
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium carrot, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
6 cups water
2 teaspoons onion powder
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, undrained
Combine onion, carrot, celery, parsley, water, onion powder, thyme, turmeric, garlic powder, marjoram, and salt in a large pot.
Cover and simmer 20 minutes.
Stir in garbanzo beans with their liquid.
Transfer to a blender in small batches and process until completely smooth, about 1 minute per batch.
Be sure to hold the lid on tightly and start the blender on the lowest speed.
Posted by LuAnn.
Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.