Broth Substitutes

Need a substitute for chicken broth, beef broth, or both? Follow our handy list of broth substitutions for your soups, stews, and sauces.

Chicken Broth Substitute

For 1 cup broth, substitute 1 bouillon cube or 1 teaspoon instant bouillon granules per 1 cup water.

More ingredient substitutions

Healthy Broth Substitute

Canned broths and bouillon cubes are usually saltier than homemade stocks. Try a canned reduced-sodium broth or one of our tasty homemade broth recipes, below.

Healthy ingredient substitutions

More on Broth

Broth, stock, and bouillon are terms for a rich liquid made by simmering poultry, meat, or vegetables in water and seasoning. Broth is typically used as a base for soups and stews but is also great in pasta dishes, casseroles, and vegetable dishes.

Learn how to make broth.

Learn how to make chicken stock.


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