Camping Recipe: Beef Tips and Veggies

If you are looking for a great holiday recipe to treat your loved one to this holiday season, don’t miss this camping recipe for beef tips and veggies!  You’ll love how simple this meal is to prepare whether you’re spending time at your favorite campground or at home.  All you need is a crock pot or Instant Pot and the ingredients and you’re ready to create a delicious meal.

Beef tips and veggies


  • 1 package of stew beef or beef tips
  • 1 packet pus jus gravy mix
  • 1/2 packet ranch mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 4 large carrots
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 1 medium onionCarrots


Crock-Pot/Dutch Oven
  1. Build a fire and set up your Dutch oven.
  2. Add a small pat of butter to the pot and pour in the beef.
  3. Wash all produce.
  4. Peel and roughly chop carrots and onion.
  5. Chop potatoes and celery
  6. Add all veggies to the pot and top with the aus jus mix, ranch mix, the remaining butter, and 1/2 cup water.
  7. Cover and simmer until veggies are soft and the beef is cooked through but not tough — 30-40 minutes.
  8. Stir frequently and add water as needed.
  9. Serve hot!
Instant Pot
  1. Wash all produce.
  2. Peel and roughly chop carrots and onion.
  3. Chop potatoes and celery
  4. Add all ingredients to the pot layering as follows: beef, potatoes and carrots, onions and celery, aus jus mix, ranch mix, butter, and then water.
  5. Pressure cook on high for 35 minutes and allow it to naturally depressurize for ten minutes.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste and serve!

Tip:  We like to add rice or a nice hearty bread to dip in the sauce.

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