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close-up overhead image of bone broth in a bowl with fresh herbs on top

Bone Broth

Healing and nourishing bone broth is easy to make in the comfort of your own home! In a few simple steps, you'll have a homemade broth simmering away on the stove, ready to be sipped or stirred into soups.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade broth, nourishing recipe, one pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 5 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 161kcal


  • Large pot with lid


  • 3 pounds chicken and/or beef bones
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black peppercorns
  • sprigs fresh rosemary and/or thyme
  • 12 cups water


  • Place all ingredients in a large pot over medium-high heat.
    bone broth step 1
  • Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cover with lid. Simmer for 10-12 hours.
  • After 10-12 hours, remove from heat and let cool. Once cool, strain broth through a fine mesh strainer before transferring to airtight containers. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days or the freezer for up to 3 months.


  • Use any fresh herbs and seasonings you like.
  • Leftovers: Refrigerate leftover bone broth in an airtight container up to 5 days, or freeze it in an airtight container up to 6 months. Make sure broth is completely cool before storing.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 206mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg