Cardamom Ginger Bone Marrow Broth

Cardamom Ginger Bone Marrow Broth

Bone marrow broth recipe and content provided by Sheridan Austin

Bone marrow broth delivers so many powerful benefits for a bare minimum effort. Like other bone broths, this recipe creates a flavorful concoction rich in collagen that supports strong joints and better digestion.

Related: Turmeric Beef Bone Broth

In addition to its naturally rich flavor, this bone marrow broth gets an anti-inflammatory boost from spices like cardamom, ginger, and turmeric. This rich broth tastes perfect on its own, blended with grass-fed butter or ghee as a caffeine-free beverage, or incorporated into savory green soup or butternut squash soup.

For a hearty snack or light meal, serve bone marrow broth with grain-free buns or crispy sweet potato toast.

This bone marrow broth takes minutes of effort and creates a rich, slow cooked concoction perfect for sipping or incorporating in recipes.

Cardamom Ginger Bone Marrow Broth

Start to Finish: 12-24 hours (10 minutes active)

Bone marrow broth base ingredients:

  • 3 1/4 pounds pastured beef marrow bones
  • 12 1/2 cups filtered water
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 5 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 5 cloves of garlic

Cardamom ginger bone marrow broth ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups prepared bone marrow broth base
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • A squeeze of lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare bone marrow broth base first. Place bones, apple cider vinegar, salt, and water in a large pot or slow cooker and simmer on a low temperature for 12-24 hours. The longer you leave it, the more minerals and gelatin will leach from the bones.
  2. Two hours before you decide to complete cooking, add all remaining base ingredients and continue cooking for two hours to infuse flavors.
  3. Remove broth from heat. Strain out bones and fragments, and store the liquid in jars. Refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze after cooling completely.
  4. Use the broth base for soups and meals, or prepare cardamom ginger broth: Add all ingredients to a small saucepan and gently heat until warmed, stirring occasionally.
  5. Pour into a mug and add a squeeze of lemon. Serve warm.

Serves: 1

Nutritional Information (Per Serving):

  • Calories: 451
  • Total Fat: 11.2g
  • Sodium: 3082mg
  • Carbohydrates: 57.1g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.5g
  • Total Sugars: 11.2g
  • Protein: 66.3g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg
  • Potassium: 1700mg
  • Vitamin D: 0mcg
  • Calcium: 5mg
  • Iron: 1mg

Note on ingredients: Garlic and onions are in the suspect category of the Bulletproof Diet, because they inhibit alpha brain waves and could affect your mood – and depending on where you get them, could be moldy. For that reason, it’s not recommended that you eat garlic and onions often. Black pepper is a suspect spice on the Bulletproof Diet, and highly susceptible to performance-robbing mold toxins. To reduce your risk, omit pepper or grind it fresh using high-quality whole peppercorns.

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