Instant Pot Bone Broth

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5 from 1 vote
Instant Pot Bone Broth gets you all the benefits of traditional bone broth in less time, plus the pressure in the Instant Pot forces out all the delicious flavor and nutrients. 
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 5 minutes
Canning Jar with bone broth with white bowl and peppercorns and other jars

Instant Pot Bone Broth gets you all the benefits of traditional bone broth in less time, plus the pressure in the Instant Pot infuses the broth with all of the delicious flavor and nutrients. 

Canning Jar with bone broth with white bowl and peppercorns and other jars

Instant Pot Bone Broth allows you to control the quality of the ingredients of you broth and gets you the best nutritional bang for your buck.

Bone broth is full of minerals, collagen and protein, find out all the benefits here.

  • Quick Prep: It only takes minutes of prep, due to the fact that the instant pot does all the work.
  • Easy Ingredients: All easy ingredients.
  • Adaptable: Adjust the flavors as you like them.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: So many things you can be made with your bone broth.
Bowl of raw chicken and vegetables around the bowl with carrots onions etc

What You Need to Make Instant Pot Bone Broth

Ingredients

  • left-over meat carcass
  • carrots
  • onion
  • whole black peppercorn
  • kosher salt
  • bay leaves

Equipment

How to Make the Best Bone Broth – Step by Step

Instant pot with various stages of cooking.
Instant Pot with vegetables in stages of completion
  • In Pot: First, add all of your ingredients to the Instant Pot and next add enough water to fill to your max line within the inner pot in your Instant Pot.
  • Time: Second, set to High Pressure for 120 minutes. Next, allow for a natural release.
  • Cool: Finally, cool and transfer to container.

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Common Questions About Instant Pot Bone Broth

HOW DO I STORE?

You can store in an airtight container in the fridge or freeze for up to three months.

SUBSTITUTE VEGETABLES?

Of course, garlic and celery are great too.

RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Yes, depending on the size of your Instant Pot.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE FROZEN?

Indeed, it is great to freeze and have on hand for your favorite recipe or soup.

WHAT TYPE OF BONES?

Chicken, Beef or even lamb can be used to make your bone broth.

Canning Jar with bone broth with white bowl and peppercorns and other jars

Expert Tips for Making Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth

  • Add Freshness: Bone broth can benefit from a little freshness, try incorporating some fresh lemon or fresh chopped herbs before serving.
  • Variation tip: Roast the bones for about a half hour, this gives the bone broth and even deeper, richer flavor.
  • Alternate ingredient: Feel free to add some apple cider vinegar to the the pot before cooking. The acid helps pull out all the collagen and other good nutrients that you desire.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Alternatively, this broth can be made in a slow cooker or the stove top but it can take up to 12 hours.

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Canning Jar with bone broth with white bowl and peppercorns and other jars

Instant Pot Bone Broth

5 from 1 vote
Instant Pot Bone Broth gets you all the benefits of traditional bone broth in less time, plus the pressure in the Instant Pot forces out all the delicious flavor and nutrients. 
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Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2-3 lbs meat carcass left over
  • 4 carrots cut into quarters
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 1 TBSP whole black peppercorn
  • 1 TBSP kosher salt
  • 3 bay leaves

Instructions

  • Add all of your ingredients to the Instant Pot. Add enough water to fill to your max line within the inner pot in your Instant Pot.
  • Set to High Pressure for 120 minutes.
  • Allow for a natural release.
  • Once the pressure has completely released, allow it to cool as it will be quite hot.
  • Transfer the broth to a mason jar, or glass storage container to keep fresh for up to one week!

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Freshness: Bone broth can benefit from a little freshness, try incorporating some fresh lemon or fresh chopped herbs before serving.
  • Variation tip: Roast the bones for about a half hour, this gives the bone broth and even deeper, richer flavor.
  • Alternate ingredient: Feel free to add some apple cider vinegar to the the pot before cooking. The acid helps pull out all the collagen and other good nutrients that you desire.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Alternatively, this broth can be made in a slow cooker or the stove top but it can take up to 12 hours

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 21kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 894mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5105IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg

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  1. 5 stars
    This bone broth turned out nice and rich and I loved being able to cook it in my instant pot to shorten the cooking time!

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