Designed as a smaller portion meal, or a hefty side item, Backpacker’s Pantry Mashed Potatoes & Gravy w/ Beef is a tasty and filling option that will not break the bank.
Backpackers Pantry has combined Potato flakes with lean freeze-dried beef and a savory brown gravy flavored with sour cream, thyme, and butter. This is a meal that you will most likely not share.
Preparation could not be simpler, just add two cups of boiling water directly to the pouch, stir, and let set for ten minutes. All you need is a way to boil water and you can have any one of our hot meals.
Keep it for an emergency situation or power outage. High protein, hearty and warming. Enjoy it while you are hunting, at your desk, in the dorms or camping. Simple comfort food that will fuel your next adventure.
Gluten-Free, USDA Beef
10 year shelf life
9g of protein per serving
2 servings per pouch
POTATOES (POTATOES, MONO AND DIGLYCERIDES, SODIUM ACID PYROPHOSPHATE, CITRIC ACID), SAUCE (BUTTER SAUCE (MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SALT, WHEY SOLIDS, NON-FAT DRY MILK, DEHYDRATED BUTTER, NATURAL BUTTER FLAVOR, SUGAR, XANTHAN GUM, LACTIC ACID), SOUR CREAM (CULTURED CREAM, NONFAT MILK), SAVORY SOUP BASE (YEAST EXTRACT, NATURAL FLAVOR), SEA SALT, SOUR CREAM FLAVOR (MALTODEXTRIN, NATURAL SOUR CREAM FLAVOR), THYME), FREEZE-DRIED COOKED BEEF (BEEF, SALT)
PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS: PREPARING 1 CUP DRY MIX:
1.) Remove oxygen absorber from contents and discard,
2.) Thoroughly mix contents,
3.) Add 2 cup (480mL) of boiling water to 1 cup of dry ingredients,
4.) Stir well, fully submerging ingredients, 5.) Cover and let sit for 13 minutes 6.) Stir and serve
PREPARING THE ENTIRE CAN
1.) Remove oxygen absorber from contents and discard
2.) Thoroughly mix contents
3.) Add 21 1/2 cups (5L) of boiling water to dry ingredients
4.) Follow steps 4 through 6 above PLEASE NOTE: Check the can before consumption to ensure there are no punctures.
Rehydration time doubles every 5,000 feet of elevation gain. Our directions are set for 5,000 feet.
STORAGE & HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: The following storage instructions will ensure the maximum shelf life of this Backpacker’s Pantry product.
**DO NOT OPEN CAN UNTIL READY TO SERVE**
Once the can is open, contents should be consumed within seven days.
In between consumption, reclose the can with the plastic lid provided.
Store at room temperature (70°F) or below. The lower the temperature of storage, the longer the shelf life will be.
Temperatures of freezing or lower (˜32°F) should be avoided as it may affect the integrity of the can.
Cans should be stored OFF the floor in a dry, well ventilated area. Best By Date on packaging is 10 years from manufacturing date.