The history of bone broth dates back to prehistoric times when man turned inedible animal parts into a healthy and mineral-rich drink. Bone broth is rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and other minerals essential for the growth of human bones.
Bone broth Recipe – A Healthy and Nutrient-rich Addition to Your Diet
- Bones and carcasses of chicken, beef, fish
- 10 cups of water – or enough to cover the bones.
- 4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 brown onion, quartered, skin can stay on
- 2 carrots roughly chopped
- Celery stalks halved
- Cloves garlic
- Handful of parsley
- 2 bay leaves
Optional for flavour
- 2 springs fresh rosemary
- Sea salt
- Black pepper
- Place the bones water and apple cider in a large saucepan and allow to sit for 45 minutes so that the vinegar can leach the minerals out of the bones.
- Then add all remaining ingredients, bring to the boil and then simmer for 24- 48 hours. After the first hour skim off any of the froth/foamy layer from the top.
- If you are not comfortable leaving the hob on whilst you go out then turn it off and restart when you get home.
- Allow to cool slightly and strain in an airtight container and refrigerate.
- Once it has cooled fully a layer of fat will form on the surface. Scrape this off and discard.
- You are left with bone broth/stock that you can now reheat as a snack or addition to meals.
That’s it, your nutrition-packed bone broth is ready to drink. It’s easy to prepare and has numerous health benefits to offer. Apart from strengthening bones, it improves your digestive health and has anti-inflammatory properties. Follow Fitness Faster for more healthy and tasty recipes.