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Bouquet Garni

No recipe image available.A bouquet garni of dried herbs and spices is used for seasoning stews and soups. The herbs are tied together or into a cheesecloth bag for easy removal.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
1/2 teaspoon dried savory
1/4 teaspoon crumbled dry bay leaf
1 1/2 teaspoons celery seed
5 peppercorns

Cooking Directions:

  1. Crush together the herbs and spices. Pace into a small bag made from several layers of cheesecloth. Tightly tie the bag shut with string.
  2. Add the garni while simmering the ingredients for any soup. Take out before serving and discard.

Makes 1 bouquet garni.

Tip: In bouquet garni, the amount of any ingredient can be decreased or increased as desired according to personal tastes.