Ground Beef

Ground Beef Information
UPC# 1659
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Nutritional information
For nutritional information on this cut, please visit the Protein Database for On-Pack Nutrition Labeling.
Merchandising
  • Convenient and versatile
  • A top-selling item in the meat case
  • Available in various lean-to-fat ratios. For example, 90/10 Ground Beef refers to grinds that contain 90 percent lean beef and 10 percent fat content in the package.
  • Help shoppers understand how best to prepare each type:
  • • Ground beef that ranges from 73% lean/27% fat up to 89% lean/11% fat: Flavorful and juicy. Binds together well for burgers and meatballs. Ideal for burgers, meatloaf, meatballs, Salisbury Steak. Can also be used for pizza topping, chili.
  • • 90% to 92% lean Ground Beef: Ideal for use as an ingredient in dishes like pastas, chili, enchiladas, burritos, tacos and sloppy joes. Use to make favorite meals leaner.
  • • 93% to 96% lean Ground Beef: leanest grinds available. Primarily used as an ingredient. If used for burgers, benefits from binding ingredient like eggs or bread crumbs.
  • • Ground beef that is 96% lean/4% fat is one of the extra-lean fresh beef cuts certified by the American Heart Association to display the Heart-Check mark
Other common names used for this cut
Ground Chuck, Ground Sirloin, Ground Round
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