Slow Cooker Beef Bone Broth Super Easy and Healing
There are few foods that bring you so much healing proprieties in such a convenient, easily absorbed, delicious form like bone broth!
I have talked more in depth about these healing qualities in my chicken broth post.
Just to quote a few of the main benefits of beef bone broth here:
- collagen and gelatin in bone broth supports hair growth and helps to keep nails strong
- high in the anti-inflammatory amino acids glycine and proline
- glucosamine protects and heals the mucosal lining of the digestive tract
- calcium, magnesium and phosphorus help with electrolyte balance and hydration
- protein helps to satisfy hunger pangs
- savory flavor helps to curb cravings
I especially like that I can make this recipe in a crock pot with just a few simple ingredients. The key to the nutritional benefits is a long simmer time. If you don’t have time, I recently tried Kettle & Fire’s beef bone broth and was impressed!
They use all the right ingredients: Grass-fed beef bones, organic vegetables, spices, and olive oil. Simple as that! Kettle & Fire also has shelf stable containers so I can take it on the go!
Beef bone broth is a great healthy snack by itself or add it to one of your favorite recipes!
- Serves: 2 quarts
- Serving size: 0.5 Quart
- Calories: 69
- Fat: 4 gr
- Net Carbs: 1 gr
- Protein: 6 gr
- ● 3-4 lbs of mixed beef bones (oxtail, knuckles, neckbones and/or short ribs)
- ● 2 medium carrots (coarsely chopped)
- ● 3 celery stalks (coarsely chopped)
- ● 2 medium onions (coarsely chopped)
- ● 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- ● 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- ● 1 bay leaf
- Preheat oven to 400 F. Place bones in a single layer on a sheet or roasting pan. Drizzle with olive oil to evenly coat.
- Roast for 30 minutes, then, flip each bone over and roast for an additional 30 minutes.
- Put bones, chopped vegetables, bay leaf and cider vinegar in a large crock pot or soup pot. Cover completely with water and bring to a high simmer.
- Simmer for about 12 hours.