Beef and Vegetable Soup: homemade cat food recipes

Homemade cat food allows you to have control over the ingredients and quality of your cat's diet. By preparing meals at home, you can ensure that your cat receives a balanced and nutritious diet tailored to their specific needs.




10 Min


1440 Min


1440 Min


Beef and Vegetable Soup is a nutritious and flavorful recipe made with beef bones, vegetables, and a touch of apple cider vinegar. This hearty soup is simmered slowly to extract the goodness from the bones, resulting in a rich broth that's packed with nutrients. The combination of beef and vegetables provides a balanced meal for your cat, offering essential vitamins and minerals. Freezing the soup allows for convenient storage, ensuring you always have a nourishing option on hand. When serving, remember to heat the soup to an appropriate temperature to enhance its aroma and make it more appealing to your feline companion. Treat your cat to this delicious and wholesome soup that will leave them satisfied and nourished.


  1. 800 ml water
  2. Beef bones
  3. 4 tsp apple cider vinegar
  4. Carrot (chopped finely)
  5. Green peas (chopped finely)


  1. Fill a pot with water and place the beef bones in it.
  2. Add Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar to the water in the pot.
  3. Stir in the vegetables, ensuring they are fully immersed in the water.
  4. Simmer the soup on low heat, allowing it to cook until all the meat residue has fallen off the beef bones. This may take several hours.
  5. Using a slotted spoon or tongs, carefully scoop out the meat and vegetables from the pot, removing them from the soup.
  6. Allow the beef bones to continue simmering in the pot for an additional 20 hours. This will extract more flavor and nutrients from the bones.
  7. Once the simmering time is complete, skim off any fat or impurities that have risen to the surface of the soup.
  8. Discard the beef bones, as they have served their purpose.
  9. Allow the soup to cool before transferring it to suitable containers for freezing.
  10. Store the soup in the freezer, ensuring it is properly labeled and dated for future use.
  11. When ready to serve, thaw the desired amount of soup and gently heat it before serving it to your cat. Always ensure the soup is at an appropriate temperature before offering it to your feline companion.


The beef bones used in this recipe provide a rich and flavorful base for the soup, while also adding important nutrients.
Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar helps to break down the meat residue and extract more nutrients from the bones.
Chopping the vegetables finely ensures that they cook evenly and are easily digestible for your cat.
Simmering the soup on low heat for an extended period allows for the extraction of flavors and nutrients from the beef bones.
Skimming off the fat and impurities helps to create a cleaner and healthier soup for your cat.
Freezing the soup in labeled and dated containers allows for convenient storage and future use.
Thawing and gently heating the soup before serving ensures that it is at an appropriate temperature for your cat to enjoy.
Always supervise your cat while they are consuming soup or any other food to ensure their safety.
It is important to consult with your veterinarian to determine if this recipe is suitable for your cat and to address any specific dietary needs or restrictions they may have.