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How to make meat broth


How to make meat broth


Beef broth is a stable ingredient for making many types of fresh stuffed pasta, risotto and a multitude of Italian recipes. This basic preparation is one of the most important for Italian cooks.
 




Ingredients for 4 people


4 quarts water
10 oz beef
¼ hen or capon
2 stalks celery
1 onion
3 carrots
5 stalks parsley
salt
whole peppercorns


Preparation

1
Wash the carrot, chop into large pieces and place in a pot.

2
Remove the celery leaves, roughly chop the celery and add it too.

3
Peel the onion and cut into half or quarters. Add it to the pot.

4
Also add chopped hen or beef.

5
Add a grinding of pepper and season with salt.

6
Cover with the water and bring to a boil.

7
Simmer over medium heat for 3 to 4 hours.

8
Once the water has begun to boil, skim off any scum that rises to the top.

9
Once the broth is done cooking, remove the ingredients and filter the broth through a chinois.

10
Let the broth cool, then use a spoon to remove the layer of fat that will have formed on the surface.


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