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Fat Grams in Beef &
Our Skinny Beef Casserole Recipe

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Lean Equals Light in Calories, Lipid Values

Per serving, lean beef is reasonable in both caloric and dietary fat content and offers a blast of healthy protein to your weight loss plan.

While it may be a bit more expensive to opt for the leaner cuts of beef at the market, the pay-off is HUGE in the following areas.

1. Lean meats shrink very minimally in comparison to fatty cuts.

2. The caloric values of fatty ground beef are about double that of extra lean.

3. Opting for lean may cut future health bills. Wouldn't you rather be out flying a kite when you're in your senior years rather than lying on a cold steel table undergoing a heart transplant?

4. Distribution of fatty acids is something that you should considering before putting any food on your diet plan.

Those rich in saturated and Trans fats tend to become stored in the upper and lower abdominal areas of the body - or they like to lounge around in the arteries until they create a bottleneck.

Total Fat in Steak, Roast, Ribs, Ground Beef & Filet Mignon

Based on three ounces of lean.

Tripe contains one fat gram.
Eye of Round Roast, Liver and Extra Lean Ground Beef, based on 5% fat, 95% lean contain 4-5 grams.
Sirloin Steak, Shank Cross Cut and Round Tip Steak hold about 6 grams.
Bottom Round Roast, Arm Pot Roast = 7 g
Round Steak, Loin Steak and Filet Mignon = 8 g
T-Bone Steak, Porterhouse Steak = 9 g
Rib-Eye Steak = 10 g
Brisket, Blade Roast = 11 g
Short Ribs = 15 g

Diet Recipe for Beef Noodle Casserole

The Recipe Ingredients:
8 ounces of extra lean ground beef for 278 calories (5% fat, 95% lean)
3 cups of cooked whole grain pasta of any variety for about 600 calories total
1 small onion, chopped plus 1/2 cup of sliced mushrooms
1 small can of low fat mushroom soup, condensed form
1 cup of reduced fat milk
salt and cracked pepper to suit personal taste

Add the ground beef to a non-stick pan; use a bit of cooking spray if it tries to stick; remember you're basically working with ground steak as there is very little fat in this variety of ground beef.

Add the chopped onion and the sliced mushrooms. Stir and the ground beef will quickly brown. Add the condensed mushroom soup to the pan and stir, then add one cup - or one can of reduced fat milk. Next, add the cooked noodles. Add salt and cracked pepper if desired.

Total recipe will serve four for about 325 calories each. Serve with a whole grain bread selection.

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