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By: Laura Moss on June 21, 2011, 7:44 a.m.
beef and ramen noodles

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Beefy Noodles

Jazz up camping staples like beef jerky and ramen noodles with this delicious dish.
Beefy Noodles


  • 4 tablespoons shredded beef jerky
  • 1 3-ounce package ramen noodles
  • 1 1-ounce package instant onion soup
  • 2 tablespoon mixed dehydrated vegetables
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1-2 packets soy sauce


  1. At home: Combine all of the dry ingredients in a large freezer bag.
  2. On the trail: Boil 2 cups of water. Add water to bag and stir. Let noodles soften and vegetables rehydrate for about 5 minutes. Season with soy sauce to taste.

Serves 2