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Presto Beef Stew Recipe

Presto Beef Stew Recipe

This quick, flavorful dinner for two couldn’t be easier. Just combine sauteed mushrooms with shredded beef, then serve with golden-brown biscuits. “Sometimes I add sliced green onions to the stew.” —Karla Johnson, East Helena, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 individually frozen biscuits
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 package (17 ounces) refrigerated beef roast au jus
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup cold water


  • 1. Bake biscuits according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Shred beef with two forks; add to the pan. Add pepper. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into stew. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 3. Divide stew between two bowls; top each with a biscuit. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup with 1 biscuit equals 710 calories, 40 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 176 mg cholesterol, 1,595 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 54 g protein.