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                          Onion Ground Beef Jerkey
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Snacks                           Dehydrator
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       oz           Package dried onion soup mix
      1/4   c            Water
      1/4   c            Soy sauce
    1       t            Garlic -- chopped
    1       t            Curing salt
                         Dried herbs or flavorings of
                         -choice
    1 1/2   lb           Very lean ground beef
 
   Revised 11/95 - original was too salty.  Be careful not to over-dry!
   
   In a bowl, combine onion soup mix and water.  Let sit for 10 mintues. 
 Add
   the remaining ingreidents, including the beef, and combine we...  Let
   marinate for at least 2 hours.  For a more pronounced flavor, cover
 and
   refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours.
   
   Put through a jerky press, OR shape the meat into 1-to 2-inch balls.
 Line
   each drying tray with a solid leather sheet.  Top it with a mesh
 sheet.
   Arrange the meat rounds on the mesh sheets.  Dry at 145 F. or above
 until
   hard, about 6 to 10 hours.  With some dehydrators, you will have to
 turn
   the rounds to ensure uniform drying.  If beads of melted fat form on
 the
   rounds as they are drying, blot them up with a clean, uninked paper
 towel.
   Each lb. of ground beef makes about 4 oz. jerky.
   
   From:  Mary Bell’s Complete Dehydrator Cookbook
  
 
 
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