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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 each: 710 calories, 40g fat (18g saturated fat), 176mg cholesterol, 1595mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 54g protein .

Reviews for Presto Beef Stew

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Reviewed Jan. 9, 2014

"Hormel or Tyson I think makes roast beef au jus in refrigerated section of stores Walmart superstores as well as some grocery stores have these with cardboard sleeve on plastic tubs."

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2014

"Looks good!"

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2014

"sunnysum-step two calls to shred the beef with forks and add to the pan."

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2014

"The recipe doesn't mention the refrigerated beef roast au jus listed in the ingredients. When is it used?"

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