Mushroom Stock

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Mushroom Stock



A True Food Kitchen restaurant exclusive! This mushroom stock is a pleasant and flavorful twist on your standard vegetable version. It’s a tasty broth on its own, or it works exceptionally well as the base of a delicious vegetarian stew. It only has a shelf life of 3-5 days, but once you’ve tasted this stock, using it quickly will not be a problem!


Food as Medicine

Shiitake mushrooms contain an active compound called lentinan, a polysaccharide that has been shown to strengthen immune-system response.




2 gallons of water

1 ounce dry shiitake mushrooms

2 onions

4 stalks of fennel

4 carrots

4 tablespoons tamari




Clean and chop all vegetables.

Cover with water/tamari mixture and simmer 1.5 hours.

Strain mushrooms and discard.


Serves 4-6

This recipe is courtesy of Dr. Weil’s True Food Kitchen restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona.

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