Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs

A great way to make your own beef broth - make ahead and freeze in ice cubes for use in gravy, soup, rice or wherever beef broth is needed.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb beef bone (or short ribs)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 onions, cut into large pieces
  • 4 carrots, cut into large pieces
  • 4 stalks celery, cut into large pieces
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons parsley flakes
  • 2 cups white wine (make sure you use good wine, if you are willing to drink it then you can use it in this!) or 2 cups red wine (make sure you use good wine, if you are willing to drink it then you can use it in this!)
  • 8 cups water
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oil in pan and add bones - brown them. Once browned, add veggies, parsley, salt and pepper to taste - cook for 5 minutes on medium heat - stirring every few seconds.
  2. Add wine and water and bay leaves.
  3. Simmer for 2-3 hours until the stock has reduced to about half of what was originally in the pot.
  4. Cool.
  5. Strain the stock. Ladle broth into ice cube trays and freeze. Once frozen take cubes out and place in a freezer bag and store in freezer. Take out cubes to use in gravy, soup or wherever beef broth is called for.
  6. Enjoy!
  7. Add wine.

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