Taco Meat


5 Taco Bell Seasoning Packets
5lbs of Ground Beef the leaner the better

Taco Meat

Sep 14, 2022Brian Witmer
Contributed By: John in Bibs

This will make 2 medium freeze dryer trays of taco meat *


  1. Brown your meat, drain the meat, rinse with hot water for 5 minutes to get rid of as much fat as possible.
  2. Make the meat according to the taco seasoning package. (adding water, seasonings, and cooking)
  3. Line your freeze drying tray with parchment or silicone mats
  4. Spread half of the meat into one medium tray and the rest into another.
  5. Add dividers in desired portions
  6. Cool down, and Pre Freeze 
  7. Freeze Dry
  8. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)


Cycle Time: 



Add a little boiling hot water, stir, let stand for 3-5 minutes, check and repeat if necessary until the meat is rehydrated.


* Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray

Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary.


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