Backpacker's Beef Stew
10oz egg noodles
1/2c instant mashed potatoes
4oz beef jerky
1/2c dried peas
1c dried carrots
1/2c dried onion pieces
1/2c dried bell pepper pieces (mixed red and green)
2 beef bouillon cubes
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 tbsp ghee or olive oil
Mix all the dry ingredients except the jerky into a ziplock bag and seal tightly.
Cut the jerky into very small strips. Pack separately.
On the trail, rehydrate the jerky by covering it with 4 cups of water in a water bottle while you hike.
When you are ready to cook, mix the water, jerky, and dry ingredients in your cookpot.
Bring to a boil for about five minutes.
Remove from heat and leave covered for about five more minutes.