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Bouquet garni

The bouquet garni, a must in French cuisine, is an assortment of herbs, intended to imbue dishes and sauces, in many recipes. Classically in the composition of the bouquet garni, there are only tails of parsley, thyme and laurel, putting the leek green its realization is easier. You can also add other aromatic plants such as tarragon, rosemary, sage ... it all depends on the dish in which it will be used. The ingredients form a bouquet that is fixed with a string adapted to food contact. By leaving about twenty centimeters of string out of the container, the cook can easily remove the bouquet at the end of cooking to serve.

Vegetarian Vegan
Course: Other
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cost per serving: 0,42 €
Energy: 14 kcal / serving
This recipe has been translated automatically from french


  • 1.   Wash and dry the bay, parsley and thyme. Wash, dry and cut the green of 1 leek into pieces of about 7cm (keep the rest of the leek for another recipe).
  • 2.   Spread a piece of leek green in front of you, and place in 1 sprig of thyme, 1 sprig of parsley (with the tail), a bay leaf. Fold the edges of the leek green a little to enclose all this.
  • 3.   Cover with a second leek green.
  • 4.   And tie everything together carefully and tightly.
  • 5.   Cut the excess string and leek green to obtain a small, regular pack. The bouquet is ready to use.


  • If you went to make garnished bouquets, you have every interest to make several at once knowing that they freeze very well in a plastic bag.



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Ingredients for servings

  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 branch of fresh parsley
  • 1 branch of thyme
  • ½ leek green
  • 1 kitchen twine

Informations nutritionelles *

    Par personne
    % AJR
  • Valeur énergétique
    14 kcal
    1 %
  • Matières grasses
    0,2 g
    0 %
  • dont saturés
    0,05 g
    0 %
  • Glucides
    1,99 g
    1 %
  • dont sucres
    1,47 g
    2 %
  • Protéines
    0,62 g
    1 %
  • Fibres
    1,06 g
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* A titre indicatif, avant cuisson, AJR de l'Union européenne.