Nutrient-rich, immune-boosting, and easy to make, these recipes with bone broth are life-changing!
They’re also great for curing the winter sniffles.
Bone broth is having a moment, and it’s gained quite a cult following in recent years.
Of course, it’s been around for centuries! And it’s a terrific way to add nutrients to a recipe with minimal effort.
It’s best in soups and stews, so expect plenty of those on this list. That said, I’ve got a few fun recipes with bone broth you might not expect.
Hungry yet? Let’s eat!
17 Delicious Ways to Use Bone Broth
The only thing that makes ramen more revitalizing is bone broth.
This delectable bowl has chicken breast, earthy mushrooms, millet, and brown rice ramen piled into chicken bone broth.
Build the base and customize it any way you want. I like it with a jammy egg, cilantro, and lime with a drizzle of sriracha. Yum!
This is the kind of meal you want to come home to after a day in the cold. As the saying goes, it will “put some meat on your bones”.
The tender gnocchi and chopped chicken pair wonderfully with carrots and celery in a silky broth.
Use regular cream to make it more lavish, and don’t go skimping on the bone broth.
Use leftover chicken to cut down prep and reduce food waste. Then dig in!
Asian-inspired soups involve a range of fresh flavors, making them more complex and unforgettable.
And if you want to learn how to build those layers, this is a great place to start.
With beef bone broth as the base, you’ll use a few select spices and a healthy dose of soy sauce to bring it all to life.
From there, add complementary veggies and noodles. Then it’s soup time!
Like creamy soups, but can’t do dairy? Here’s one for you (note: it’s not vegan!)
Roasted cauliflower cooks in bacon grease, simmers with bone broth, then gets pureed until silky smooth and creamy.
For the finishing touch, each bowl gets a spoonful of pesto and bacon.
While regular cauliflower can be a bit blah, roasted cauliflower is a whole other ballgame. It couldn’t be more flavorful!
Even if you can do dairy, you’ll love this soup. So give it a try and save those calories for the bread you’ll use to mop up the bowl.
Chicken soup already has a reputation for being nourishing.
But if you add bone broth and cauliflower to the mix, you’ll up the nutrition by a thousand.
Okay, that may be an exaggeration. But this immune-boosting soup will leave you feeling happy and healthy.
Plus, it’s keto, paleo, Whole30, and gluten-free.
As promised, here’s one you might not expect!
Bone broth in mashed potatoes is such a genius little trick. It sneaks nutrients into buttery potatoes and makes them even more delish.
Whip this up for your next family feast, and everyone will be begging for your secret.
When you need a gut-friendly, healing dish, this noodle recipe is here to save the day.
It’s an easy broth-based soup that’s all about clean eating.
The recipe calls for just five ingredients, including soba noodles, edamame, green onions, and herbs.
All that sims in organic bone broth and takes practically no time at all to whip up.
Chicken, shrimp, and tofu are all stellar options if you want extra protein. But it’s more than filling on as is.
Bone broth? Latte? What?!
I know, I know, it sounds a bit odd. But would I ever steer you wrong?
This beverage increases your protein intake while nixing the sugary caffeine crash you get with flavored lattes.
It’s surprisingly frothy and very low in carbs.
Bone broth is excellent for meaty soups, including this fresh beef enchilada recipe.
It adds another layer of flavor to make the base more robust. And that’s good because this soup is big on bold flavors.
Ground beef, corn, black beans, and green chilies act as the filling. Meanwhile, red enchilada sauce lifts the broth.
No enchilada is complete without the cheese, so sprinkle a handful on top and enjoy!
This cozy German-inspired soup is a great way to warm up on a frigid day.
Sauerkraut and sausage are a classic duo, after all. But they taste even more scrumptious when you toss them in bone broth.
Add some potatoes, tomato paste, and pearl barley, and it’s beyond hearty. Plus, it’s nutritious and ideal for making in bulk.
Keep it in the fridge for easy lunch or dinners throughout the week.
There are two types of breakfast eaters: those who like sweet and those who want savory.
If you fall into the latter category, you’ll want to get in on this. It takes mundane oatmeal and turns it into a crave-worthy meal.
Rather than cook the oats in milk or water, you’ll use bone broth, making every bite deliciously savory.
Add spinach, mushrooms, and eggs for a stick-to-your-ribs meal that’ll fuel you well into the morning.
Give your body a daily dose of bone broth tonic, and you’ll enjoy a whole slew of health benefits.
Better sleep, better hydration, and weight management, to name a few.
As if that weren’t enough, it’s super tasty too.
This seven-ingredient tonic is an invigorating blend, and it’s ready in just five minutes!
Did you know that Applebee’s famous spinach dip is made with beef broth? At least, it used to be, and that’s why it’s so tasty.
So it only makes sense bone broth would work in creamy queso! It takes this Tex-Mex dip from good to extraordinary.
And the 15-minute total time means you can pull it together in a pinch. You’re welcome!
Keep this recipe in your back pocket for those lazy days when the pantry is bare.
Modest lentils, earthy veggies, and bone broth make up the bulk of the soup. For flavorings, keep it easy with canned tomatoes and a few spices.
A splash of balsamic is also a nice way to add an acidic element. Of course, if you have lemons or limes, that works too.
Make it on the stove, slow cooker, or Instant Pot. It’s highly nutritious either way.
Add a little spice to your life with this fragrant Moroccan soup.
There are a lot of layers here, but the saffron and bone broth are essential! Meanwhile, the preserved lemons and apricots are a nice unique touch.
It’s sweet, spicy, zesty, and a real treat for the senses.
Dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo, and Whole30, this bone broth gravy is a must-make this holiday season.
And you don’t even have to roast a bird to make it!
Instead, you’ll mix melted butter or ghee with tapioca flour and coconut flour.
Once that’s mostly blended, you’ll add bone broth, salt, pepper, parsley, rosemary, thyme, garlic powder, and onion powder.
Cook and whisk until smooth, then serve. How easy is that?
I had to go out with a bang, and I know this is one recipe you didn’t see coming.
Bone broth and hot chocolate may not seem like a classic pairing, but you’d be surprised at how tasty this recipe is!
Truth be told, you won’t even know the broth is there. Instead, it’s rich and chocolatey.
There’s just a few hidden nutrients in the mix too. What could be wrong with that?
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