Pre-mixed seasoning blends are perfect for the home cook with a busy lifestyle. Consider using Beef Seasoning Blend on a roast beef, on steak before pan-searing it, or toss some with diced potatoes and roast until browned. This blend has everything you need to season meat and vegetables just right every time!
BEEF SEASONING BLEND
I love having homemade seasoning blends on hand. And, there are two reasons for that. The first reason is that I can purchase individual spices and herbs at my local bulk store and make my own seasoning blends at home for a fraction of the cost.
And, the second reason is that by making my own seasoning blends, I know exactly what is going into them, and I can control the flavour profile and sodium levels.
Of course, there’s always the bonus of having seasoning blends ready to go and not having to measure out different spices and herbs, or whisking them together. With this particular Beef Seasoning Blend, I can make anything taste like a roast beef Sunday dinner without all of the fuss.
MAKE YOUR OWN SPICE BLENDS – IT’S CHEAPER!
Who doesn’t love to have seasoning blends on hand for when the mood strikes? I, for one, have a fully stocked spice rack, and another dozen or so spices in our pantry. But, when I’m in a rush, I love to reach for a pre-assembled spice blend.
When I not in a rush, I like to reach into my spice collection and measure out exact amounts for each one. I tend to do this a lot when cooking soups, stews, or anything else that takes time and effort. Oh, here’s another great idea. Take a look at this awesome Spice Rack Sauce recipe!
On weeknights, even now that I’m working from home, I much prefer a grab-and-go type of spice mix. That’s why this Beef Seasoning Blend is so great. Plus, you can use it for so many recipes. If you’re curious, I also have recipes for Italian, Greek, Taco, BBQ, and Garlic Bread blends!
NOT JUST FOR BEEF!
And, as an extra bonus, the entire seasoning blend is vegetarian friendly! I don’t know about you, but whenever I cook with meat at home, my two vegetarians will often comment on how great the dish smells, and it saddens me that the dish is off limits to them. But, if I dice up some potatoes, toss them in olive oil and add a generous sprinkling of Roast Beef Seasoning Blend, they get to enjoy the smells and tastes just like I do!
Now, this seasoning is not just limited to beef or potatoes. You can most certainly use it to create a fake beef stock for a soup or stew. Simply add one tablespoon of the seasoning blend to four cups of boiling water and whisk it to combine. The flour in the blend will help to thicken the stock, making it perfect for soups, stews, and even gravies!
HERE’S WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE BEEF SEASONING BLEND:
- All Purpose Flour
- Ground Black Pepper
- Dried Oregano
- Dried Basil
- Dried Parsley
- Dried Rosemary
- Celery Seed
It couldn’t be easier to make. I measure out all of the ingredients into a bowl. Then, I whisk them together until the blend looks uniform. Transfer the mixture to a mason jar and store in your pantry for up to six months.
Beef Seasoning Blend
- 1 cup flour
- 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons paprika
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon dried basil
- 1 tablespoon dried parsley
- 1 tablespoon celery seed
- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
- Place all ingredients into a mixing bowl and whisk together to incorporate.
- Transfer to a clean jar with a tight-fitting lid. Store in your pantry for up to six months.