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Beef Alfredo

This Beef Alfredo pasta recipe combines three of our favorite backpacking foods into one delish meal.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword backpacking, no shellfish, no tree nuts
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 597kcal


  • ¾ cup pre-cooked and dehydrated pasta
  • ½ cup freeze-dried beef mince
  • 2 tablespoons freeze-dried Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon freeze-dried Mozarella cheese powdered
  • 1 tablespoon full cream milk powder Nestle Nido
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 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.


  • 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.


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.


Calories: 597kcal | Carbohydrates: 51.4g | Protein: 33.9g | Fat: 27.4g | Sodium: 1052mg | Sugar: 8.2g

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