Our fully cooked Emergency Essentials® Freeze-Dried Ground Beef is prepared and packaged for long-term storage, so you can enjoy the heartiness of beef now or in the years ahead. Adds flavor and nutrition to your emergency food storage supply. Re-hydrates quickly and retains much of its original shape, color, and flavor. Easy to incorporate into pasta sauces, Mexican dishes, casseroles, soups, chili—any recipe that calls for ground beef. An excellent source of protein and iron.