Risottos, vegetables, braises and soups—countless dishes are enlivened with the addition of chicken stock. Far more than just a flavorful liquid, chicken stock is also nutritionally dense. Cup for cup, it packs nearly as much protein as plain yogurt, and supplies more than a quarter of the recommended daily allowance of niacin, a B vitamin that helps the digestive system, among other things. Considering that canned stock can contain half the recommended daily allowance of sodium, it’s also good to know that you control the ingredients of stock you make at home.
Read farmer Mary's full recipe at Clean Eating Magazine.