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


  • 1Mix 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.
  • 2Other 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