Category Archives: Beef

What kind of ground meat is the leanest?

Sellers are not required by law to label meat lean . This is because ground beef is a single ingredient, raw material that is part of the voluntary labeling program of the Department of Agriculture (USDA). This can be confusing for consumers seeking the type lean ground beef meat available. The desire to market ground beef consumer tastes requires most vendors to use tags. Ground beef can be labeled as hamburgers, ground beef, ground beef or sirloin. Generally, a label will include a percentage of beef lean to fat ratio. For example, ground sirloin, the leanest type of ground beef, labeled with 95 percent of meat lean and 5 percent fat.

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You can determine how lean ground beef is with the eyes. However, do not give the exact percentage of fat, a good tip to know. Beef with higher lean content will be more red meat with a high fat content. The look whiter ground meat contains more fat.

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Versus ground beef burger
However, the Department of Agriculture of the United States requires that ground beef or ground beef burger is titled. The burger is defined as ground meat that has added beef fat. The only fat in ground beef is already present in the cut of meat before grinding. Therefore, ground beef labeled as ground beef and hamburger is sure to san leaner. Continue reading

Baked chicken chopped

Ground beef was the meat of confidence in the homes of the United States for decades. Whether the recipe for a meat pie, meatballs and a saucer of dough , several home cooks do not think twice before taking the ground beef to create your meal. Ground beef can be an option perfectly valid, but it is not the only ground beef that can be used for cooking. Ground chicken can be a delicious low-fat alternative that combines the texture of ground beef with a flavor that goes with any style kitchen. Use chopped chicken recipe for your next bake cake for a nice change.


In a bowl mix the chopped chicken with the ingredients of your favorite meatloaf recipe. Add an extra egg to the mixture to compensate for the relative dryness of the chopped chicken compared to ground beef.

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Molded meat mixture in the form of bread in the center of your baking pan. Cut a small potatoes into quarters and arréglalas around meat in bottom of pan. Peel and slice some carrots and potatoes with arreglalas around the cake. Continue reading

Roast beef and pepper salad

Roast beef and pepper salad is very aromatic and juicy, when he was with the remains of roast beef roast cooked. You can also use sliced ​​roast beef for which you should then ask the butcher about to cut the slices a little thicker than usual. Roast beef roast first cut into 1 cm thick slices and then into bite-size strips as previously seen in the picture.

Roast beef in a salad bowl. Peel an onion cut in half, cut into thin slices and mix with the roast beef. One red, yellow and green peppers into quarters, free of white skins and seeds and cut crosswise into thin strips. Pepper strips with roast beef mix. Pour onions into a colander, drain and roast beef and pepper salad. Provide for the marinade corn oil in a small bowl with red wine vinegar, tomato paste and cold water until smooth. The marinade, cayenne pepper, salt and chili powder spice spicy.

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Quick beef pan

Quick beef pan is a simple and inexpensive but tasty dish. The fast beef pan is ideal for camping, vacation home or weekend home, because you can keep in stock all the ingredients well and you can quickly prepare a hot meal. Noodles in salted water for about 10 minutes until to the dente.

Peel the onion and cut into cubes. Pour mushrooms Minis in a colander, rinse with water and let drain. Beef in cans with a can opener to open on both sides, remove lid and throw the meat on a chopping board. The layer of fat and take off for frying the onions and mushrooms to use. The jelly for the sauce aside and cut the beef into bite-size cubes, as shown on the image above.


Beef to the onions and mushrooms to the pan and fry. Add the jelly and deglaze with red wine. As already contains spices, the sauce needs to be not seasoned. The sauce simmer and thicken slightly with a dark gravy. Pour pasta into a colander to drain, mix with the fast read and beef pan. Continue reading

Minute steaks in buns

Minute steaks taste in sandwiches as snacks and are also good to prepare for a cold buffet. Cut peel and a mild onion into very fine slices. Auspinse ln a grill pan with corn oil, heat until the oil begins to smoke slightly, and the minute steaks of beef fry about 30 seconds firmly.

Only when the minute steaks with a Spatula easily solved from the bottom of the frying pan, turn the minute steaks and sear the other side about 30 seconds. The minute steaks with pepper and salt and place on paper towels. Rolls with a sharp bread knife and cut the bottom half with lettuce show. Minute steaks with aioli sauce, smear, as previously seen in the picture, and put together in the middle.

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Asparagus Soup with Beef

Asparagus soup with boiled beef is light soup, which can be very easy to prepare if you have cooked the day before Beef and retain remnants of the broth and the meat left over. Then you need only peel the asparagus, cut into bite-size pieces, as above to see in the picture, and cook in the broth.


The asparagus soup and simmer another 15 minutes on medium heat. Boiled beef cut into strips and heat the asparagus soup. Whisk the egg for a large organic egg with milk and sprinkle with salt and nutmeg. A cup or small bowl auspinseln with butter, pour in the egg and place in a suitable pot. Add enough water to the bowl up to half the water is. A lid and heat the water, but do not boil. Continue reading

Beef broth with potatoes

Beef broth with potatoes is a typical Sunday lunch that can be prepared very well. About half of a bunch of clean greens, peel and cut into large pieces. An unpeeled onion in half and place cut side down into a soup pot. Fry the onion without the addition of fat until it begins to brown and deglaze with water. This gives the broth its dark color and strong taste. Add the bouquet garni and season with bay leaf, peppercorns, cloves and about 1 teaspoon of salt.


A lid and boil the broth bubbling vigorously. The temperature switch back to low level, add boiled and move to a low level in about 80-90 minutes until done. Potatoes, carrots and leeks and clean peel and cut into small cubes, as previously seen in the picture. Potatoes and carrots in a small saucepan filled, remove it from the broth about 1/4 liter and pour the potatoes. The broth and potatoes to boil on medium heat about 15 minutes to cook at all. Continue reading

Beef Sandwich

Beef sandwich taste reminiscent of Hamburg, but is lower in calories, low in fat because tartar is used. Although no other ingredients such as mayonnaise or tartar sauce are used, the beef sandwich tastes very juicy. It can be easily prepared quickly and well saturated, so it can replace a small main meal.

The sandwich toaster Preheat grill and brush the surfaces lightly with margarine. Four slices of toast lay side by side on a chopping board. Tartar in a bowl and season with pepper and salt vigorously. The tartar on two slices of toast spread and smooth out with a knife. Peel a small onion, cut into small cubes and sprinkle on the Tartar.


Demonstrate Beef Sandwich with the other two slices of toast, lightly squeeze the sandwich toaster and toast until golden brown light, as previously seen in the picture. It does not matter if the Tartar in the core is still slightly pink, juicy taste and since then you can also eat raw tartare. Beef sandwich with a spatula on top of the sandwich toaster lift and cut diagonally with a sharp kitchen knife into two triangles. Continue reading

Burgers at home

Who does not think when I say we eat hamburgers, in those delightful mass of meat, bacon, egg, cheese, onions, lettuce, tomato (although many people removed from it), and other ingredients, which sold in restaurants junk food? But have been thinking that maybe we can do at home just as delicious if not better .Well, I give you my secret recipe. Bring paper and pencil to record, or what if we do them together . Okay, here we go.

We need

¤1 kilo of ground beef (I prefer to use special ground beef has less fat than normal, but not as dry as the steak).
¤2 raw eggs at room temperature.
¤1 small red onion diced very small.
¤Breadcrumbs in a quantity required (this depends on how wet we left the meat and egg size).
¤Salt and pepper to taste.
¤Additionally we can use bacon and cheese to give it another lonjitas flavor to the meat.

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Rice with Meat

For those who like rice with chicken or duck rice should not have to try another of its variants, the green rice with meat, I assure you will quickly be one of his favorite dishes.


¤4 pieces of beef.
¤750 gr. rice.
¤1 finely chopped garlic.
¤½ medium onion.
¤200 gr. liquefied cilantro.
¤Yellow pepper 2 tablespoons ground.
¤150 gr. of peas.
¤1 pepper.
¤4 teaspoon crushed garlic.
¤1 medium carrot.
¤Salt and pepper to taste.

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