Jerky is often made using whole muscle meat but it can also be made with ground meat! But don't you need a special tool to make those perfect strips? Nope! Grab a ziplock bag, rolling pin and 2 clipboards (plus your dehydrator) and you've got jerky!
Grass-fed beef is perfect for jerky. Naturally lean, the rich mineral flavor of the beef shines through. I made two kinds of jerky, one with smoked salt, maple and mustard, the other with dark soy and garlic chili paste.