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Beef Jerky

Save money by making your own tasty beef jerky at home.

Nutrition Facts: Carbohydrates 0.6g
Yield: Serves 4


  • 1 lb. beef, sliced
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3 Tbs. liquid smoke
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 1 clove fresh garlic
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • Sugar substitute equal to 2 tsp.


  1. Slice beef into slices
  2. Absorb any excess water with paper towels
  3. Combine remaining ingredients
  4. Marinate for several hours or overnight)
  5. When you're ready to make the jerky, place the beef on a cookie sheet sprayed with cooking spray (or a dehydrator tray - if using, follow drying instructions)
  6. Preheat oven to 200º F
  7. Cook for several hours until dry, but still chewy (not crunchy)
  8. Turn the strips once every hour until done
  9. For pepper jerky, add 1 Tbs. fresh pepper
  10. For chili jerky, add 1 Tbs. chili powder

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Can't beat homemade beef jerky!

posted Oct 4th, 2008 11:08 pm


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