Delicious on its own or as a rich base for healthy soups and sauces, this low carb bone broth is a staple in my kitchen. Making it in the Instant Pot is easy and much faster than the traditional way, though this keto bone broth recipe can easily be adapted to a slow cooker or a simmering pot on the stove – it will just take a lot longer.
One of the reasons I love using the Instant Pot to make keto bone broth, is because the pressure cooking really breaks down the minerals in the bones and connective tissue. I have simmered pots of bone broth for days and still not gotten the softened bones that I can achieve with just an hour in my Instant Pot. No muss. No fuss.
When I drain my bone broth, I press the bones and veggies into the strainer and they break down into a pile of mush. That’s how I know I’ve extracted everything I can get out of them.
In addition, my keto bone broth never fails to solidify in the fridge, letting me know that all of that healthy collagen and gelatin from the bones and tissues has infused into it. It’s rich, hearty, delicious, and most of all loaded with essential vitamins and minerals for nourishing my family.
If you don’t yet have an Instant Pot, I can’t recommend purchasing one highly enough. They cost around a hundred dollars (give or take depending on the time of year) and are worth every penny. You can find them at Walmart and Target, or order your Instant Pot from Amazon like I did.
You can read more about why I love my Instant Pot and some of its features on the IBIH Pantry Ingredients Page.
As far as the keto bone broth is concerned, it’s long been touted as a health tonic and for good reason. Many bone broths are made with lots of root vegetables included though, and that can add quite a lot of carbs. This low carb bone broth recipe has plenty of rich flavor, but a lot less carbohydrates – making it a perfect addition to your keto diet.
Many people on keto will drink chicken broth made from dehydrated cubes just to get enough sodium in their diets, and it’s effective for that purpose. Homemade low carb bone broth is superior though, because it will give you not only the sodium you need, but also lots of other essential vitamins, minerals and electrolytes that support good health and a strong immune system.
All of that for mere pennies per ounce and made in just about an hour? You can’t afford NOT to make homemade low carb bone broth part of your weekly regimen!
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