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21 Bone Broth Recipes for Vibrant Health

Bone broth is revered for its magic healing properties and richness in nutritive elements like gelatin, which is a great supply of collagen and vitamins for your digestive tract. Bone broth is a nourishing and tasty ingredient to have around, and these recipes (some for broth, and some for using broth) will make you a convert.

Try these bone broth recipes to heal your gut, protect your joints, sleep better, boost your immune system and so much more.


1. Crockpot Bone Broth
Bone broth usually takes a very long time to simmer, so to make it on the stove, you’d need to be able to supervise a burner for 12-24 hours, including overnight! Maybe not so safe. The easy way is to use your crock pot. This post contains information about the goodness of bone broth as well as an instructional.


Healing Lemon Ginger Bone Broth
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2. Healing Lemon Ginger Bone Broth
Feeling under the weather? Bone broth can help with that, as can lemon and ginger. This recipe is for an enhanced bone broth that’s perfectly shippable and flavored with onion, lemon, and ginger. It’s sure to have you back on your feet in no time. I’d use coconut oil for the vegetable oil here.


3. 12 Hour Bone Broth
This bone broth recipes uses beef bones, carrots, onions, garlic, bay leaves, and parsley. Roasting the bones before turning them into broth helps to flavor the broth better. When it’s finished, the broth should turn gelatinous when it’s cooled. That’s how you know it’s rich in gelatin!


4. Easy Paleo Pho With Bare Bones Broth
This recipe isn’t for making your own bone broth, but rather for a tasty and nourishing pho made with Bare Bones Broth, ginger, jalapeno, cinnamon stick, star anise, and more. Of course, you’re welcome to make this soup with your own homemade bone broth, as well.


5. Easy Chicken OR Beef Bone Broth
This bone broth is made with bones, onions, garlic, rosemary or thyme, coconut or apple cider vinegar, and salt. You can use either chicken or beef bones, but if you use chicken, try to include the feet. It sounds strange if you’ve never made broth before, but chicken feet are rich in nutrients and gelatin.


Healing Bone Broth
Photo: The Foodie Foodster

6. Healing Bone Broth
If you want to keep things as simple as they can possibly get, try this recipe that’s hardly a recipe at all. You don’t really need exact measurements of anthing to make bone broth, you just want bones, vegetables if desired, seasonings if desired, and enough water to cover.


7. Paleo Pho
This pho recipe is also made with bone broth (beef broth, to be exact) and uses ginger, onion, zucchini noodles, beef steak, star anise, fennel, coriander, cloves, cinnamon, and cardamom. The lovely spices in this recipe are sure to have you refilling your bowl.


8. Homemade Chicken Stock
This two-ingredient recipe is for a simple, no-vegetable chicken stock with chicken bones and fresh rosemary. The flavor is kept pure and simple to make this broth easily used for just about any recipe you can think of, or even just a hot mug on a chilly morning.


9. Red Hot Roasted Chicken and the Best Leftover Soup
This chicken soup uses homemade bone broth, leftover roasted chicken shredded into chunks, chile flakes, schmaltz, garlic, red onion, carrots, sweet potato, kaffir lime leaves, and more. You can leave out the basmati rice or use cauliflower rice instead. Your choice!


Beef Bone Broth
Photo: My Natural Family

10. Crock Pot Paleo Chicken Soup
This chicken soup is made with bone-in thighs, pepper, thyme, garlic, homemade chicken bone broth, onion, carrots, and kale. It’s nourishing and great for sick days as it’s easy to digest but totally packed with vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.


11. Slow Cooker Chicken Soup
Need a good chicken soup recipe to go with your broth? This one is perfect. You’ll need chicken breasts or thighs, carrots, sweet potatoes, celery, onion, garlic, black pepper, sea salt, chopped kale or collards, dried herbs, and homemade chicken bone broth.


12. Cure All Chicken Soup
The magic of this chicken soup is in the bone broth base, chili flakes, garlic, turmeric, and garlic—all anti-inflammatory and nutritive ingredients to soothe bellies, clear sinuses, and more. You’ll also get your doses of veggies in with onion, carrot, mushroom, celery, and peas.


13. Simple Chicken Stock
This chicken bone broth recipe uses chicken carcasses, wings, or any leftover bones you have. You’ll also need apple cider vinegar to soften the bones and extract nutrients, onions, carrots, celery, garlic, and peppercorns. This broth is easy and flavorful.


Easy Beef Bone Broth
Photo: My Cultured Palate

14. Easy Beef Bone Broth
This broth recipe uses grass-fed beef bones, apple cider vinegar, and whatever vegetables you have on hand—it doesn’t matter how much or how little you use, because you just need enough water to cover all of your solid ingredients anyway. Easy!


15. Seasoned Chicken Bone Broth
This chicken bone broth is made with one chicken carcass, onion, celery, carrots, thyme, parsley, star anise, peppercorns, cloves, and salt to taste. Seasoning your bone broth can be a great way to flavor it if you’d like to drink it plain as a nutritive tonic.


16. Sunday Beef Stew
This hearty and delicious beef stew is perfect for making in a giant batch over the weekend and freezing to use throughout the week. You’ll need boneless beef chuck, olive oil, carrots, celey, onions, garlic, tomato paste, fish sauce, dry red wine, bay leaves, thyme, and homemade beef bone broth.


17. Turkey Soup
This turkey soup could also be made with chicken, and either version is fantastically tasty and easy to make. You’ll need turkey or chicken broth, leftover turkey meat, carrots, celery, onion, ghee, minced garlic, salt, pepper, and lemon. This is great for batch freezing!


Customizable Chicken Bone Broth
Photo: The Healthy Foodie

18. Roasted Bone Marrow Broth
This richly gelatinous broth is made with roasted beef marrow bones, whole black peppercorns, carrot, pickling spice, celery, onion, garlic, and a few other ingredients. It’s amazingly good for you, whether you enjoy the marrow bones themselves or not!


19. Beef Bone Broth
This beef bone broth is made with carrots, celery, leek, brown onion, thyme, bay leaf, and apple cider vinegar. The apple cider vinegar helps to extract the highest amount of nutrients from the bones, while all the veggies give this broth a rich and rounded flavor.


20. Customizable Chicken Bone Broth
This step-by-step bone broth making guide makes it easy for you to whip up a batch for the first time. The author of this recipe is right that having bone broth around your kitchen makes you feel “safe” and makes whipping up a nourishing meal super easy.


21. Turkey Stock Recipe
This is a lovely recipe to have on hand before Thanksgiving so you know ahead of time to save those beautiful, nutritious turkey bones post-feast. They’ll make an amazing broth that you can enjoy for weeks through the holiday season, when (let’s be honest) your belly will probably need it.

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  1. I am really enjoying your Paleo grubs recipes, have tried quite a few and picked up lots of sensible, easy, nutritious tips. I grow most of my own herbs, veg and fruit and my busy little hens give me eggs and manure. In future all my bone broth will be done for 12 hours in my crockpot and I have always added cider vinegar to ‘leach’ the goodness out of the bones like my Mum did. Thanks for confirming that.

  2. I’ve been using home made organic, local, grass fed beef bone broth for about 10 days and it is making me very tired. When I stopped drinking it I felt better. Do you have any advice?
    Thanks

  3. I am wondering which method I should use. I have made my beef broth in the pressure cooker for 3 hours and then in the slow cooker for 18 hours. I would like to know which method releases the most goodness

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