There's more to broth than soup, you know. From creamy grits to savory pasta sauce, try out 7 delicious ways to use this staple cooking ingredient.
Quick GravyLightly meaty, flour-thickened chicken broth enriched with cream cheese forms the base for a smooth, herb-flecked sauce. Try it with grilled or roasted chicken, pork, or turkey; meatballs; potpie fillings; mashed potatoes, savory bread pudding, or oven fries.
Hearty Chicken SoupThe broth in this classic chicken soup simmers without a lid, so it reduces and grows richer. Using a Dutch oven makes the meat a little more tender and juicy.
Peppery Shrimp with Grits and GreensUnsalted chicken stock and milk are added to quick-cooking grits to ensure rich, creamy grits in this lightened up version of a comfort food classic.
Classic Roast Turkey and Giblet GravyYou'll need to prepare the Homemade Turkey Broth in this recipe for Classic Roast Turkey a day or two in advance. In a pinch, use purchased fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth.
Green Beans Two WaysInstead of just steaming or boiling green beans (or the veggies of your choice), first sauté them in butter and garlic and then simmer them in chicken broth. Fresh herbs and citrus—both zest and juice—give the beans a fresh, vibrant flavor.
Chicken-and-Wild Rice Skillet CasseroleThis rustic one-pot meal, a company's-coming riff on the old-school chicken-and-rice number, is held together by a tangy gravy flavored with country ham and mushrooms. Nutty wild rice helps sop up all the good chicken gravy.
Bacon and Butternut PastaBroth, thickened with flour and enriched with crème fraîche, forms the savory sauce in this pasta dish. We like the earthy heartiness of kale, which helps balance the sweetness from the squash.