Chicken or Turkey Bone Broth

As demonstrated in the “Cook Once, Eat Twice” episode of Live It – November 2017

Watch the episode here.

Related recipes: Slow Cooker Chicken, Chicken Noodle Soup, Roasted Tomato & Quinoa Florentine Soup

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Ingredients

  • Bones from a whole chicken or ½ turkey*
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • Enough cold water to cover all ingredients 
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice, apple cider vinegar or dry white wine
  • A few sprigs of fresh herbs or 1 tsp dried herbs of choice (optional)
  • 1–2 stalks of celery, roughly chopped
  • 1–2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 tsp whole black peppercorns (optional)

Instructions

Slow cooker:

  1. Place all ingredients into a slow cooker and cover with water.
  2. Cook on low for 12-24 hours.
  3. Use a strainer to separate the liquids from the solids.  Discard solids.
  4. Refrigerate for up to a week, or freeze for longer storage. Use as a base for soup or in place of chicken broth in any recipe. Some people drink bone broth as a warm beverage due to touted health benefits.

 

Stovetop:

  1. Place all ingredients into a large stock pot and cover with water.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low, partially cover, and simmer for at least 5 hours.
  4. Use a strainer to separate the liquids.
  5. Refrigerate for up to a week, or freeze for longer storage. Use as a base for soup or in place of chicken broth in any recipe. Some people drink bone broth as a warm beverage due to touted health benefits.

 

*A whole turkey has enough bones for 2–3 batches of bone broth. Bones may be frozen until ready to make a batch of broth.

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving
Serving size: 8 oz

Calories  45

Total Fat  1 g

Cholesterol  0 mg

Sodium  90 mg

Total Carbohydrate  0.0 g

Protein  9 g

Live It is a cooking demonstration presented by the Nutrition Food Services and Wellness Departments at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC). Episodes are hosted by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Andrea Miller, and each features a different special guest sous chef. The goal of Live It is to showcase nutrient-dense foods and teach viewers doable ways to use them in order to promote wellness in our community. Held once a month at Bryan Hospital, the show is recorded by Bryan Municipal Utilities in front of a live all-staff audience. For more recipes and to watch past episodes of Live It, visit www.chwchospital.org/live-it.