This hearty and nourishing Borvo Broth and Veggie Stew is perfect for fueling your outdoor adventures. Packed with essential nutrients and easy to prepare at your campsite, this recipe will keep you warm and satisfied after a day of hiking. The star ingredient, Borvo Broth Instant Bone Broth, adds depth of flavor and a protein boost. Feel free to customize the vegetables based on what you have on hand.
- 1-2 packet of Borvo Broth Instant Bone Broth
- 1 cup dehydrated mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, corn, etc.)
- 1/2 cup dehydrated potatoes, diced
- 1/4 cup dehydrated onions, chopped
- 1/4 cup dehydrated celery, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced (you can bring pre-minced garlic in a small container)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1 bay leaf (if available)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 4 cups water (adjust as needed for desired consistency)
- Camp stove or portable camping stove
- Cooking pot
- Heat-resistant utensils (spoon, spatula)
- Eating utensils and bowls
Preparation at Home:
- Before your camping trip, prepare the dehydrated vegetables and pack them in separate zip-top bags.
- For an in-depth review on how to dehydrate foods, check out Sustainable Camping: Dehydrating Food at Home for Waste-Free Outdoor Meals
- Mix the dried thyme and rosemary together in a small container.
- Pack the garlic, salt, pepper, and bay leaf in separate containers or bags.
- Pack a 6-pack box of Borvo Broth Instant Bone Broth
At the Campsite:
- Set up your camp stove in a safe and stable area.
- Place the cooking pot on the stove and add the olive oil.
- Once the oil is heated, add the dehydrated onions and celery. Sauté for a few minutes until they soften.
Making the Stew:
- Add the minced garlic and the dried herb mixture (thyme and rosemary) to the pot. Sauté for another minute until fragrant.
Broth and Vegetables:
- Pour in the Borvo Broth Instant Bone Broth packet and 4 cups of water. Stir to combine.
- Add the dehydrated mixed vegetables, dehydrated potatoes, and bay leaf to the pot.
- Stir well to ensure the ingredients are fully immersed in the liquid.
- Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer.
- Let the stew simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the vegetables have rehydrated and the flavors have melded together.
Season and Serve:
- Remove the bay leaf and discard.
- Season the stew with salt and pepper to taste.
- Ladle the hot Borvo Broth and Veggie Stew into bowls.
- Find a cozy spot at your campsite and savor the warm and nourishing stew.
- Serve with any extra seasoning or hot sauce if desired.
This Borvo Broth and Veggie Stew is not only easy to prepare but also provides essential nutrients and warmth to keep you energized during your backpacking adventure. Remember to follow Leave No Trace principles and properly dispose of any waste.