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Jerky Tomato Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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3 to 4 ounces beef jerky

1 cup boiling water

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper

Pinch kosher salt

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 (14.5-ounce) can chopped tomatoes

1 teaspoon dried parsley

1/4 cup heavy cream


  1. Using kitchen shears, cut the jerky into small bite-size pieces. Place in the boiling water and set aside. 
  2. Place the vegetable oil, onion, and bell pepper, along with a pinch of kosher salt, in a large, 12-inch saute pan over medium heat. Sweat for 4 to 5 minutes or until the onions are translucent. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the jerky and its liquid along with the tomatoes, parsley, and cream, and continue to cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until the sauce thickens slightly. Serve over toast, biscuits, rice, or pasta.
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