Bouillon Cube

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A bouillon cube is dehydrated bouillon, shaped into a cube. It is typically made from dehydrated vegetables, meat stock, a small portion of fat, and salt and seasonings (Wikipedia, nd).

Allergy Alert:

A bouillon cube usually contains the main ingredients of bouillon, such as spices. Check the full ingredients of a bouillon cube before use. In the event of an allergic reaction, contact your allergist.

Common Uses:

One uses a bouillon cube, traditionally, by adding it to boiling water. After the bouillon cube has entirely dissolved into the water, you now have bouillon. From here, various soups can be made.

Dietary Information and Related Articles:

Here’s a pretty simple tutorial for using bouillon cubes!