How to Make Bone Broth Taste Good

The newest health trend, bone broth, is delicious and easy to make
How to Make Bone Broth Taste Good

Bone broth should taste good, and here’s how to make it.

Bone broth is a healthy new trend, and we’ve compiled a few tips to make your next batch taste great:

Switch Up Your Bones. Beef bones produce a flavorful, gelatinous stock, which is what you’re trying to achieve if you’re drinking bone broth for health reasons. Try out different combinations of beef, veal, and chicken bones to achieve the best flavor.

Chicken Stock


Roast the Bones. Roast heavy bones (like beef or veal) in the oven before adding to the stock pot.
Beef Bones

Denise Woodward

Make Some Additions. Add some aromatic chopped vegetables (onions, celery, and carrots) and herbs like parsley or thyme to the pot while it simmers to add lots of flavor to your broth. Strain them out when it’s done cooking.
Aromatic Bone Broth


Season It. Like anything you cook, broth needs to be tasted and seasoned while it’s cooking.


Skim the Fat. You’ve probably heard that fat equals flavor, and in the case of broth, gelatinous fat equals nutrition. If you leave too much of the fat, though, the broth ends up tasting greasy. Cool the broth and the fat will settle at the top, so you can just scoop some off.
Separated Fat


Julie Ruggirello is the Recipe Editor at The Daily Meal and is warming up to the idea of warming up with a bowl of bone broth. Follow her on Twitter @TDMRecipeEditor.

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