Carne Seca is a popular type of dried beef that has been a staple of southwestern people for generations. Originally used as a form of food preservation, since this type of dried beef stays fresh for months, carne seca has become a staple as a snack food in many modern homes.

Vigil’s Beef Jerky is a traditional New Mexico Carne Seca in that it is seasoned with only the best local flavors including New Mexico Red and Green Chile. Vigil’s is also free of many of the additives found in many packaged jerky products giving our Carne Seca an authentic New Mexican flavor you just can’t get anywhere else.