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Ground Beef Jerky Recipe


Try this less expensive version of beef jerky made with ground beef or substitute ground turkey for the beef. This jerky may be made in a dehydrator or in your oven.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours, 10 minutes



In a large bowl, thoroughly combine ground beef, onion powder, garlic powder, hot pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, ketchup, and salt.

Cover bowl and refrigerate ground beef for 4 hours until well-chilled.

Place ground beef mixture by the tablespoon in between pieces of plastic wrap. Use a rolling pin to flatten into rounds less than 1/8-inch thick.

Place meat rounds on dehydrator trays to dry and follow manufacturer's directions. Turn jerky strips once midway during drying process.

You may also dry the ground beef jerky in the oven by placing on a cookie sheet and placing in the oven on the lowest possible heat setting (145 to 155 F.).

Yield: 12 servings

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