Beef Broth Homemade

Beef Broth – Homemade

Beef Broth - Homemade

Beef broth – homemade is easy to make. You can’t compare it to the store bought broth because it tastes so much better. The broth you buy in a can or carton contains an outrageous amount of sodium along with other preservatives that I can’t even pronounce. This beef broth is incredibly light, flavorful and will go with any dish that call for broth. I wanted to put this recipe now, because I will be posting many recipes using beef broth on my site. You can make a large batch and freeze some in a freezer resealable bag. The meat can be used in recipes or it makes a great sandwich with pickles, tomatoes, lettuce ….

Skill level: Easy
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Beef Broth – Homemade
Traditional “Armenian / Lebanese ” Recipe
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
2 hr
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
2 hr
  1. 2 or 3 medium bone-in beef shanks (about 1 pound each) cross cut
  2. 1 medium onion cut into quarters
  3. 3 – 5 whole cardamom
  4. ½ teaspoon whole allspice
  5. 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  1. In a 7 quart saucepan, place the meat, and add enough water to cover the meat by about 2 inches.
  2. Add the onions, cardamom pods, whole spices and black peppercorns.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil and with a spoon remove the froth from the top.
  4. Lower heat and cook on medium low for about 1 ½ to 2 hours till the meat is fork tender.
  5. Remove from the saucepan and leave to cool.
  6. Strain the broth and set aside.
  7. Separate the meat from the bones, remove fat and grizzle and break the meat into large chunks.
  8. Use broth in your recipes.
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