Beef Broth

Ingredients

6 pounds beef bones or 2-3 lb. beef shank or 9 cups water
3 stalks celery with leaves, diced
2 carrots, diced
1 onion, diced
1 tomato, quartered
2 bay leaves
2 cloves garlic
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon marjoram
2 teaspoons salt

Preparation

1
Put meat, bones and water in stock pot. Simmer uncovered for 3 hours (do not boil). Strain. Remove any meat or marrow from bones. Add marrow to stock; reserve meat for soup. Chill stock overnight; skim and discard fat which floats to the top. Bring stock to boiling; add remaining ingredients and simmer uncovered for 2 hours. Strain.
2
Reserve vegetables for soup or later use. Use broth within 2 weeks or freeze for later use. Note: For hearty soup, do not strain broth. Add 2-3 cups cooked pasta.

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Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

December 3, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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