This Beef Alfredo pasta recipe combines three of our favorite backpacking foods into one delish meal.
calories: 597, protein: 33.9 g, carbs: 51.4 g, fat: 27.4 g, sugars: 8.2 g, sodium: 1052 mg
1/2 cup freeze-dried beef mince
2 tablespoons freeze-dried Cheddar cheese (powdered)
1 tablespoon freeze-dried Mozarella cheese (powdered)
1 tablespoon full cream milk powder (Nestle Nido)
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ghee
Combine pasta and freeze-dried ground beef in a medium-sized zip lock bag.
Mix cheese, milk powder, garlic powder and flour in other bag.
Pack ghee separately.
on the trail:
Pour Beef Alfredo mixture into a pot. Add in 3/4 cup water, stir well and let soak for 5 minutes.
Bring to a boil and season to taste.
Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring regularly, until rehydrated.
Take the pot off the heat and stir in cheese sauce mixture and ghee.
Note: You can make this recipe also with regular, non-dehydrated macaroni too. Just cook them in salted, boiling water according to package instructions. Drain the water off reserving about 2/3 cup , then stir in sauce mixture and ghee.