Backpacking/Camping Goulash – Camping, Dehydrator

1 tablespoon olive oil
1-1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
1 cup onion, chopped (1/4-inch pieces)
1 teaspoon garlic, fresh
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon oregano, dried
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 28-ounce can tomatoes

1 (7-ounce package) shell or elbow macaroni (add after re-hydrating).
Place oil, turkey and onion in fry pan. Sauté on high heat until turkey and
onions are thoroughly cooked. Stir often to break mixture into small pieces. Add
seasonings and tomatoes. Squeeze tomatoes into smaller pieces. Reduce heat to medium
low and cook until most of liquid has evaporated. Remove from heat. Allow to
cool. Lightly oil 2 Fruit Roll sheets. Spread 2 cups evenly on each sheet. Dry
at 145º F. in NESCO®/American Harvest® Dehydrator for 6 hours or until all

Backpacking/Camping Goulash – Camping, Dehydrator

pieces are thoroughly dry. Store in air-tight container, label with name, date
and weight. Seal and refrigerate up to 6 months. Shelf life is 3 weeks. Wet
weight is 2 pounds. Dry weight is 10 ounces.

To Re-hydrate: Put contents of bag in pan, add 2 cups of boiling
water, cover, stir, and allow to re-hydrate for at least 30 minutes. Remove cover
and cook over medium heat until any excess liquid evaporates (about 5
minutes). Stir occasionally. In separate pan, bring 2 cups water to a boil on high
heat. When boiling, add shell or elbow macaroni. Stir, cover and remove from
heat. Let stand 10 minutes. Add meat mixture to cooked pasta.

Serves 4 to 6