Rachael Ray's Parmigiano and Herb Fortified Stock

Added to Recipes on Wed 11/24/2010

Ingredients

1 large rind trimmed from a hunk of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese or a few small pieces rind

Herb bundle of several sprigs each fresh thyme, parsley and rosemary, tied

1 onion, peeled and quartered

2 ribs celery, sliced on angle

2 carrots, sliced on angle

Peeled rind of 1 lemon

2 fresh bay leaves

4 cups chicken stock

12 cups (3 qts) water

 

Directions

Place the cheese rind, herb bundle, onion, celery, carrots, lemon rind, bay leaves, chicken stock, and water into a pot and bring to a bubble, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Simmer at least 1 hour, and then remove the rind, herb bundle, and vegetables with a slotted spoon or strainer.