Homemade Beef Stock

Amount

  Measure

  Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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6

  pounds

  beef bones

1

  pound

  ground beef -- 95% lean

2

  large

  onion -- chopped

2

  stalks

  celery -- chopped

2

  large

  carrots -- chopped

6

  sprigs

  parsley

4

  cloves

  garlic -- minced

1

  teaspoon

  peppercorns

2

  whole

  bay leaves

1

  tablespoon

  no salt added tomato paste

1

  tablespoon

  low sodium soy sauce

2

  quarts

  water

Pre heat oven to 450F.

Brown bones for 20 - 30 Minutes.

Add onions, celery, and carrots. Cook for 20 - 30 minutes.

Drain fat and add bones, onion, carrots, and celery to stockpot.

Add ground beef, tomato paste, parsley, peppercorns, bay leaves, and garlic. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add water and soy sauce and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer for 3 to 4 hours.

Strain and defat.

Makes 12 servings.

Per Serving: 374 Calories; 145g Fat (90.1% calories from fat); 30g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 78mg Cholesterol; 405mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 1 Vegetable; 0 Fat.

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