4 best recipes for strong beef broth. Get inspired!

There is nothing better than homemade and honestly strong broth!

Not only is it highly nutritious, it also contains lots of beneficial minerals, healthy fats, collagen, amino acids and more.

You only need a few essential ingredients to prepare your honest broth.

Let’s introduce the best beef broth recipes.

Traditional beef broth with noodles

Traditionally, the broth is served with noodles. Let’s try this simple recipe.


  • 2-3 pieces of beef bones
  • 500g of beef ribs
  • 3 pieces of medium-sized carrots
  • 1 piece of celery
  • 2 medium onions
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 8-10 pieces of whole pepper
  • 3-4 sprigs of fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons of salt


  • Clean the vegetables and cut them into larger pieces (onions in half, celery in half and carrots in pieces).
  • Rinse the meat and bones with water and place in a large pot.
  • Add chopped vegetables.
  • Pour enough water.
  • Add garlic, spices, salt and bring to a boil.
  • Let it simmer for at least 2.5 hours on low heat.
  • Take out the spices. Cut the meat and vegetables.
  • Put the chopped meat and vegetables back into the broth.
  • Season the broth to your liking and add the noodles.
finished beef soup
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Beef broth with liver dumplings

Liver dumplings are a great temptation for many of us. Let’s try to prepare a broth with homemade dumplings from quality ingredients.

Ingredients for the broth

  • 1.5 kg of beef bones
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 piece of celery
  • 2 medium onions
  • 3 sprigs of parsley
  • 4-5 pieces of bay leaf
  • 5 balls of allspice
  • 8 whole peppercorns
  • salt

Ingredients for dumplings

  • 150g of beef liver
  • 4.5 tablespoons of breadcrumbs
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 50g of bacon
  • 1 dry roll
  • salt
  • pepper
  • marjoram


  • Clean the vegetables and cut them into larger pieces.
  • Rinse the beef bones.
  • Place the bones and vegetables in a pot and cover with enough water.
  • Add spices and salt to taste.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for at least 2.5 hours.
  • Cut the liver and bacon into small pieces and grind the mixture together with the garlic and the roll in a bowl.
  • Season to taste with salt, pepper and marjoram.
  • Add egg and breadcrumbs.
  • Mix everything well and let it rest for at least 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, shape the dumplings and put them in boiling water (not in the broth).
  • Place the freshly cooked dumplings in the finished, cooled broth.
Beef broth with dumplings
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Also try this recipe for beef broth with dumplings.

Honest broth with cheese and egg

Classic broth a little different? Yes, even this traditional dish can be improved. Come and try a broth recipe in which you add a little cheese and egg.


  • 0.5 kg of beef
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 piece of parsley
  • 1 piece of celery
  • 1 large onion
  • 100g of edam cheese
  • 4 whole pepper balls
  • 2 balls of allspice
  • 1 clove
  • Chopped parsley
  • Salt
  • 4 eggs


  • Clean the meat, wash it with water and put it in a pot of cold water.
  • Add cleaned vegetables, spices, onions, salt to taste and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer slowly for at least an hour.
  • Carefully tap the egg with a ladle and place it in the boiling water, where you cook it for about 2 minutes.
  • After cooking, remove the eggs and place them in the plates in which the soup will be served.
  • Strain the broth and season to taste.
  • Pour the broth into the plates on top of the boiled eggs.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and chopped parsley.
Broth with cheese and egg
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Beef broth with mushrooms

Potatoes without potatoes? Even so, it can be called a broth to which mushrooms are added. Choose the mushrooms you like best.


  • 1.5 kg of beef
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 piece of celery
  • 1 piece of parsley
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 4 sprigs of parsley
  • 5 balls of allspice
  • 8 whole peppercorns
  • 4 bay leaves
  • Salt
  • Vermicelli
  • Mushrooms to taste (about a handful)


  • Put the cleaned meat and vegetables in a pot of cold water.
  • Add onion, garlic, allspice, pepper, bay leaf and salt.
  • Boil for at least an hour and a half.
  • Then drain and cut the meat and vegetables.
  • Put the chopped ingredients into the finished broth and add the chopped mushrooms.
  • Season with pepper or salt to taste.
  • At the end, sprinkle with chopped parsley and cook for a while longer.
  • In another pot, boil the hair noodles in salted water.
  • Put the drained noodles in a deep plate and pour over the finished soup.
Beef broth with mushrooms
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TIP: Did you not choose from the recipe variants in this article? Try this beef broth recipe.

How to store beef broth?

If you want to keep the broth for a longer period of time, there is the option of freezing it. It will last up to 6 months in the cold.

After cooking it, you just have to wait until it cools down and remove all the solidified fat. Then boil again to concentrate and let cool again. You can freeze the broth in any resealable plastic container.

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