Are you having trouble finding a low FODMAP beef stock? You're not the only one, promise! Finding low FODMAP stocks and broths can feel next to impossible. But, don't worry! Making your own beef stock is so easy you won't even miss the storebought stuff.
Because we're friends, I'll let you in on a little secret. Bones freak. me. out. So transitioning to homemade beef stock has been a lesson in cooking and personal growth for me.
But, once I experienced the magic of homemade beef stock, I can tell you I'm not going back! Like, ever! This beef stock has a rich, silky texture and a clean, deep flavour that adds a little magic to any recipe it touches!
The base recipe I've created has no FODMAPs, so you can add as much as you'd like to your recipes without adding to your FODMAP load. But, that also means it's a little light on seasonings. Heads up, the longer you cook the stock, the deeper the flavour will become. The recipe below recommends 8-10 hours in the slow cooker, but you can cook it for up to 24 hours for an even deeper flavour.
Having some meat on your bones will also increase the flavour. If you can't find meaty stock bones, throw in some stewing beef or some short ribs to pump up the beef flavour.
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Keep It FODMAP Friendly
This savoury low FODMAP beef stock has no FODMAPs (what?!). So you can use it freely in your recipes without adding anything to your FODMAP load.
This rich, savoury flavour of this beef stock is perfect for everyday recipes. But, if you want to add more depth to the stock, feel free to add 1 cup of leeks and one stalk of celery to boost the flavour. Just remember to add one serving of polyols per cup of broth to the FODMAP math of your final recipe.
Show Your Work (FODMAP MATH)
Fructose = 0
Lactose = 0
Fructans = 0
GOS = 0
Polyols = 0
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Add a little magic to your favourite recipes with this low FODMAP beef stock!
- 6 lbs meaty beef bones
- 3 carrots (peeled and chopped)
- 4 sprigs fresh thyme
- 12 cups water
- 8 whole peppercorns
- 1 bunch green onions - green parts only
Preheat your oven to 275 degrees and bake your bones in a roasting pan for 45-60 minutes.
Transfer your bones (and all their drippings) into your slow cooker, along with the carrots, thyme, water, and peppercorns. Cook on low for 8-10 hours.
Skim any gunk off the top of the stock and add your green onions to the slow cooker. Cook for an additional 20 minutes, then strain your beef stock into an airtight container and transfer it to the fridge to rest overnight.
In the morning, remove any hardened fat from the container.
Beef stock can be stored in the fridge for 3-4 days or in the freezer for 3-4 months.
Put your favourite savoury recipes back on the menu with this simple low FODMAP beef stock! Did you like this recipe? Don't forget to share it! Together we'll get the low FODMAP diet down to a science!
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© 2019 Amy Agur – The FODMAP Formula
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