Frozen Beef Broth Concentrate Cubes
Comments: 6 cubes = 1 [10-ounce / 284-mL] can beef broth concentrate
IngredientsPreparation
  • 4 pounds [1.8 kg] meaty beef bones
  • 12 cups [3 L] water
  • 2 medium onions, quartered
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon [5 mL] chopped parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon [1 mL] thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon [2.5 g] margarine
  • Black peppercorns, to taste
  • Preheat oven to 450F [230C].
  • Arrange meaty beef bones into a roasting pan.
  • Brown beef bones into preheated oven, for approximately 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Transfer bones into a large pot.
  • Pour water into roasting pan; scrape bottom of pan to remove all drippings.
  • Add onion pieces, chopped carrots and celery, bay leaf, garlic cloves, whole cloves, chopped parsley, thyme, margarine and black peppercorns.
  • Bring to a boil, lower heat and cover pot; leave to simmer slowly for 2 hours.
  • Strain broth reserving meat for other uses.
  • Chill broth, then remove hardened fat layer.
  • Pour then freeze broth into ice cube trays until hard.
  • Unmold and store beef broth concentrate cubes into a plastic bag with a zipper.
  • Keep frozen until needed.