Basic Bone Broth (Stock)

Bone broth or stock,  contains anti-inflammatory properties, immune system building compounds and helps prevent bone loss.

Once you have your bone broth you can make a variety of dishes including, pot pies, stews, hearty soups, shepherd’s pie, reduced glazes and sauces.

Bone Broth Nutrition:

  • calcium
  • phosphorous
  • magnesium
  • potassium
  • amino acids: glycine and proline
  • glucosamine
  • gelatin

Basic Bone Broth

  • 2-4 lbs. roasted bones (lamb, chicken, turkey, beef, pork)
  • 4 quarts water
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 1 white onion, cubed
  • 2 stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 small bunch parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 5-6 peppercorns
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Combine all of the ingredients in a large pot so that the ingredients are covered with the cold water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Simmer gently over low-medium heat for 6-8 hours. Strain, reserving the liquid and throwing out the herbs and vegetables. Pick any additional meat off of the bones and reserve.

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