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Beef Stew Seasoning Mix

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If you love a hearty beef stew, rich in seasonings and flavor, this simple all natural homemade beef stew seasoning mix recipe is for you! An enticing combination of spices and seasonings brings out the flavor of even the cheapest cuts of beef, stretching your food budget to the max.
This hearty stew seasoning mix is perfect for use with venison or other game meats (emu, moose, venison) as well.
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This all natural beef stew seasoning mix has been used in my family for more than three decades. The flavor is more robust than the store bought packets, contains less sodium and omits sugar completely.

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Beef Stew Seasoning Mix

You’ll Need:
1 cup Instant Flour (Wondra)
2 teaspoons Oregano
1 tablespoon basil
2 tablespoons + 1 tsp salt
1 1/2 Teaspoons black pepper
2 tablespoons + 1 tsp Garlic Powder
2 tablespoons + 1 tsp Paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 Tbs Celery Seed
2 tablespoons + 1 tsp Onion Powder
1 tsp. rosemary

  1. Measure all of the ingredients into a medium bowl, mixing very well.
  2. Pour into a jar, cover & add a label with directions for use.
  3. To use: add 2-3 Tablespoons of Beef Stew seasoning mix per pound of meat used in the recipe.

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What is Instant Flour?

Instant flour is a type of flour that dissolves very quickly in either hot or cold water and is wonderful for lump free sauces, gravies, stews, etc. If you don’t have access to instant flour, you can substitute it with regular all-purpose flour if you’d like.
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Beef Stew Seasoning McCormick Style

If you love the flavor of McCormick beef stew seasoning you’ll want to add 1 teaspoon of thyme and 1 tablespoon of sugar to the above mixture to replicate the flavor of beef stew with McCormick seasoning packets. This stew seasoning mix is perfect for tough cuts of beef, venison or other red game meats. McCormick Beef Stew Seasoning

Hearty Beef Stew Recipe Using Homemade Beef Stew Seasoning Mix

This can be prepared the night before, (which is usually what I do!). Wash all of the vegetables well. Cut the potatoes into medium size chunks, I don’t peel them first, but be sure to remove any “eyes” from them. You can add other veggies if you prefer, such as fresh green beans, corn kernels or peas, during the last 30 minutes of cooking.

You’ll Need:
2 lbs of Beef, cut into chunks (about 1″)
1 pound carrots, washed, peeled and sliced
4-5 medium Russett potatoes, washed
3 stalks of celery, washed
1 large onion, cut into chunks
8 cups Beef Stock (or 6 tsp beef Bouillon & 8 c. water)
6 Tbs Beef Stew Seasoning Mix
2 c. water

  1. Combine the seasoning mix with 6 cups of the beef stock, stirring well.
  2. Transfer the stew meat and onion into the crockpot, pour the seasoned broth over them.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours.
  4. Add the vegetables and the remaining two cups of broth to cover. If needed, add up to 2 c. more water.
  5. Cover and cook an additional 4 hours.
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Beef Stew Seasoning Mix

Budget101.com by Melissa 'Liss' Burnell
All natural hearty beef stew seasoning mix, rich in flavor, perfect on tough cuts of beef, venison or moose meat.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
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Total Time 5 minutes
Course Homemade Mixes
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Batches
Calories 73 kcal

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Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Measure all of the ingredients into a medium bowl, mixing very well.
  • Transfer the mixture into a jar or other covered container. Add a label with directions for use.

To Use:

  • Add 2-3 Tablespoons of Beef Stew seasoning mix per pound of meat used in the recipe.

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Notes

This recipe yields enough to season 8-9 pounds of meat, Using 3 tablespoons of seasoning per pound, on average.
The amount may change depending on the type of meat used. For beef, we typically use 3 Tablespoons of seasoning mix. For tougher, gamier meat, such as venison, I sometimes use 4 Tablespoons of seasoning.
If you use Wondra flour, additional seasoning mix can be sprinkled into the stew later on and it will dissolve, lump free and cook to the perfect consistency.
If you've opted to use all-purpose flour, you'll want to use the correct amount of seasoning early on, as regular flour clumps when added to hot liquids.

Beef Stew from Seasoning Mix

  • 2 lbs of Beef, cut into chunks (about 1″)
  • 1 pound carrots, washed, peeled and sliced
  • 4-5 medium Russett potatoes, washed
  • 3 stalks of celery, washed
  • 1 large onion, cut into chunks
  • 8 cups Beef Stock (or 6 tsp beef Bouillon and 8 cups of water)
  • 6 Tbs Beef Stew Seasoning Mix
  • 2 c. water
  1. Combine the seasoning mix with 6 cups of the beef stock, stirring well.
  2. Transfer the stew meat and onion into the crockpot, pour the seasoned broth over them.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours.
  4. Add the vegetables and the remaining two cups of broth to cover. If needed, add up to 2 c. more water.
  5. Cover and cook an additional 4 hours.
Recipe Size Alteration Note

If you altered the ingedients above by doubling or tripling the recipe, you may also need to change the pan/dish size and adjust the cooking/baking time.

Nutrition

Serving: 1packetCalories: 73kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 2040mgPotassium: 96mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 202IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 2mgNet Carbs: 14g
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