Quick Mushroom Broth

Quick Mushroom Broth
Staff Writer
Sodium Girl

Mushroom Broth

Incredibly easy to make, this low-sodium mushroom broth is a great base for soups, stocks, and sauces. 

4
Servings
173
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup dried or fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 4 Cups water

Directions

Place the dried shiitake mushrooms and 4 cups of water in a medium pot over high heat. Cover with a lid and bring to a boil. Let it boil and bubble for 5 minutes and then reduce heat to low, cooking with the lid still on for 20 more minutes. This is your mushroom broth. Use immediately or store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
33g
25%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
260µg
37%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
161mg
16%
Choline, total
35mg
8%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
108µg
27%
Iron, Fe
12mg
67%
Magnesium, Mg
69mg
22%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
191mg
27%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
16µg
29%
Sodium, Na
100mg
7%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
169g
6%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

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Quick Cooking Tip

Do all your prep in advance, and use three bowls: one for all your ingredients, one for all your prep, and one for all your refuse. Staying organized can help you put out meals faster.