Frontier Dakota Territory Beef Barley Bean Stew

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Frontier Dakota Territory Beef Barley Bean Stew is a satisfying old-fashioned stew, add beef broth and stew meat for this hearty meal.
Serves: 8-10
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 3-4 hours


2 tablespoons butter
1 very large onion, sliced
2 to 3 pounds beef stew meat or oxtails
10 cups beef broth
1 teaspoon salt
plenty of freshly ground black pepper
2 to 3 turnips or potatoes, peeled and diced
handful of fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup sherry

Cooking Directions:

  • Brown onion and meat in butter in an 8 quart pot.
  • Add Dakota Soup Mix, broth, salt and pepper and simmer, covered, slowly for 2 to 3 hours (longer for oxtails) or until beans are softened, stirring occasionally.
  • Add turnips, sherry and mushrooms and continue cooking, covered, for 1 hour or more.

This stewy soup can be made a day ahead or frozen and reheated.

A rich and robust dinner.

Crock Pot Recipe:

Recommended slow cooker: 6 quart
Serves 8-10


2 T. Butter
1 Very Large Onion, sliced
2-3 lbs. Beef Stew Meat or Oxtails, or use combination of both
10 C. Beef Broth
Plenty of Freshly Ground Black Pepper
2-3 Turnips, or potatoes, peeled & diced
½ Lb. Fresh Mushrooms, sliced
¼ C. Sherry

Slow Cooker Directions:

  • In large skillet, brown meat and onion in butter. Drain and transfer to bowl of crock pot.  (May cover and refrigerate overnight.)
  • Add contents of Dakota Soup Mix, broth, turnips, mushrooms and pepper to crock pot, stir well.
  • Cover and cook on HI for 8 hours.
  • Stir in sherry.
  • Remove bouquet garni before serving.


Baby limas, lentils, barley, carrots, shiitake mushrooms, leeks, herbs and paprika.
Allergen Information: This product contains wheat and barley.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: About 3 Tbsp. (26g) Dry Mix
Prepared Serving Size: About 1 Cup
Serving Per Container: About 16
Amount per Serving Mix Prepared
Calories 60 230
   Calories from Fat 0 100
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g* 0% 17%
   Saturated Fat 0g 0% 23%
   Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 15%
Sodium 10mg 0% 28%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% 7%
   Dietary Fiber 8g 32% 32%
   Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 45% 45%
Vitamin C 2% 10%
Calcium 2% 4%
Iron 15% 25%
* Amount in Mix
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Customer Reviews
# of Ratings: 3
1. on 1/26/2011, said:
My favorite Frontier soup. I use part beef stock and part low sodium vegetable broth so it is not too salty. Terrific with or without stew meat added. I add only 1 pound stew meat and it is plenty.
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2. on 10/29/2009, said:
Very tasty, and hearty. Great to cook up on a weekend of cold weather!
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