Dehydrator Easy Pressed Beef Jerky

Stormy Stewart Recipe

By Stormy Stewart karlyn255

Prep Time:
No-Cook or Other

Strips of beef to expensive try this delish alternative with ground beef. You can even use ground turkey, chicken or deer meat.


2 1/2 lb
90 % lean ground beef
2 1/4 tsp
non iodized salt
1 1/8 tsp
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/8 Tbsp
meat tenderizer
1/3 Tbsp
1 1/2 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
worcestershire sauce
1/4 c
liquid smoke
2 Tbsp

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix all spices with ground beef EXCEPT Worcestershire, liquid smoke and ketchup.

You need to really get your hands in to mix it well.

Press into strips with a jerky gun.

Mix Worcestershire, liquid smoke and ketchup in a shallow dish.

Coat strips with sauce.

Place on trays to dry.

Dry according to your dehydrator manufacturers instructions.
Other flavors as follows:.

Hot and spicy - mix Louisiana hot sauce with water to thin a bit. Coat strips and dry.

BBQ - thin your favorite bottled bbq sauce with water. Coat strips and dry.

Teriyaki - thin bottled teriyaki sauce with soya sauce. Coat strips and dry.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom
Hashtag: #dehydrator

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Cynthia Absolon cyndi105
Feb 8, 2015
Hi Stormy, Can you make this with regular jerky or does it have to be ground.
Kat Cohen Kat_Cohen
Apr 7, 2013
I have this in the dehydrator right now. It already smells delicious so I can't wait to try it.
Donna Roth LuvnMom
Nov 20, 2012
Very cool... thanks for the tips... I'm due for a Walmart run. :)
Stormy Stewart karlyn255
Nov 20, 2012
you can get them at any outdoors store like gander mountain, possibly walmart near the smokers or dehydrators. any place that has camping supplys usually has them
Stormy Stewart karlyn255
Nov 20, 2012
a cookie press or a frosting tube.