Dehydrator Easy Pressed Beef Jerky

Stormy Stewart


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


★★★★★ 2 votes

8 Hr 15 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 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

How to Make Dehydrator Easy Pressed Beef Jerky


  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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About Dehydrator Easy Pressed Beef Jerky

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

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