Recipe Cupboard – Au Jus Mix

Au Jus Mix (make your own save money)

12 beef bouillon cubes (or 4 tbsp. beef bouillon granules)

4 tsp.  onion powder

2 tsp. parsley

1/4 tsp. black pepper

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

4 tbsp. cornstarch

Place all of the above ingredients in a blender or food processor.  Process until the mixture turns into a fine powder.  Store mix in an airtight jar or Ziploc bag.

To prepare the au jus, mix 41/2 tsp. of the au jus mix with 2 cups water and heat in a medium sauce pan for about 15 minutes until heated and slightly thickened.  Serve

Note: 41/2 tsp. is equal to one McCormick French dip au jus packet that you would buy at grocery store.  Leftovers will also keep in the refrigerator for up to a week, as well leftovers can be put in freezer in inexpensive freezer containers.