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vegetarian help

My wife is a vegetarian,so I don't use meat to give my sauces more flavor,but I do use some losalt bullion,

What else can I use to richen my sauces(I also can add chicken broth).
thanks

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  1. No you can't use chicken broth in order to cook for a vegetarian. If you go to health food stores or whole foods you can find a variety of vegetable bouillon or even a vegetarian version of chicken bouillon.
    These things are easy to find depending where you live. You can also order them online.
    http://store.veganessentials.com/natu...

    It is rather easy to find depending where you live.
    Good luck.

    1. Marmite. Parmesan (esp rinds for soups). Mushrooms, esp dried/roasted in stocks.

      1. I experiment with different misos. south river miso company makes some interesting flavors, and i believe they are available nationally.

          1. My husband's vegetarian, well, pescetarian, and we've been together 5 years. One of the wonderful standbys for upping umame without meat products is Braggs liquid aminos. Low sodium, quite healthy, and a real flavor kick. Also, if you want to go in a cheesy direction for flavor (beyond cheese), nutritional yeast flakes are great. Just use as a flavor enhancer, and watch the salt if you do.

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            1. re: rcallner

              The Bragg's suggestion is awesome, I love that stuff! But it's not a low-sodium product. The serving size referenced on the nutrition facts label is pretty small (1/2 tsp) and shows 160mg sodium per serving. By contrast, Kikkoman soy sauce is 920mg per 1 tbsp serving. It'd take six 1/2 tsp servings of the Bragg's to equal 1 tbsp, and that 1 tbsp serving would be 960mg....more than the soy sauce.

              1. re: antennastoheaven

                Oh, that's interesting. I always thought of Braggs as low sodium. This may explain why I like it so much. However, I stand by the original observation that it's a great vegetarian flavor enhancer.