Whipped Bone Marrow Butter is such a decadent treat, and a great way to add some powerful nutrition and fats to your diet in an incredibly pleasant, tasty way. I love this stuff! Original recipe found on the blog Mommypotamus: https://mommypotamus.com/bone-marrow-butter/
- 6 marrow bones, 2-3” in length
- 3/4 cup (1.5 sticks) salted butter, softened
- 1/4 tsp Redmond real salt
(these measurements will give you about equal amounts of marrow and butter – depending on the size of the bones, of course! If you prefer more of one or the other, adjust accordingly, to taste)
Preheat oven to 425°F.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Place the bones on the baking sheet, on their sides (so the cut ends are both exposed).
Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the marrow in the center of each bone is bubbly and soft all the way through.
Let marrow bones cool enough to be handled, then scoop out the marrow into a food processor.
Add the softened butter, and salt to the food processor – be careful not to add the butter when the marrow is still hot, or you’ll just melt it! Blend until smooth.
Use anywhere you’d use butter. Leftovers keep on the counter or in the fridge – counter ~7-10 days; fridge, MONTHS.
Because I’m trying out a carnivore diet for the moment, I did not include the herbs that are added in the Mommypotamus link, that’s why they’re not listed here. If you want to add them, please do!
I used “recreational bones for dogs” from Primal Pet Foods, honestly. Relax! They are just regular old bones, pre-cut to the appropriate size for this recipe (and, you know, for the puppers). They are not treated with anything, or inferior quality in any way – and because they’re sold “for dogs,” they cost less than marrow bones sold in the meat department. I got this 6-pack in the freezer section at the local natural foods coop.