Commercially prepared canned products containing beef are widely available. The products are fully cooked, so additional cooking is not required although heating the products for a short period improves the flavor. Canning allows the products to remain wholesome for extended periods.
Various brands and types of beef stew are available with ingredients and seasonings that make each one a bit different.
Roast Beef Hash
Like beef stew, many different recipes of roast beef hash are available as a canned product.
Chili is one of the most popular canned beef products and is available with beef chunks or ground beef prepared with a wide variety of ingredients.
Canned beef broth is available in most food stores. It is usually strained and most of the fat has been removed so that it makes a good base for a variety of soups, stews, casseroles, and braised dishes.
Beef Soup, Thin
Beef soup is usually prepared with small pieces of beef, vegetables, and various seasonings. Some beef soups have a thin consistency while others are very thick, almost like a stew or a casserole, and some may also contain noodles.
Beef Soup, Thick
Italian Main Dishes
Italian dishes such as spaghetti and meatballs, beef ravioli, tortellini, and lasagna, which are available canned, are prepared with a variety of recipes depending on the manufacturer.
Commercially prepared beef gravy is available canned and is ready to heat and serve.