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When you brown ground beef... don't just strain it. Rinse it. You keep the flavor and save fat & calories. This tip is especially useful when yuo compare super lean ground beef to regular ground beef. A 4-ounce raw portion of regular hamburger that has been cooked, drained and rinsed has approximately 155 calories, 9g fat, 4g saturated fat and 46 mg cholesterol according to my research.

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  • ONLYTEMPORARY
    Fantastic, where did you find the figures? I mostly use some water while cooking meat as it does help to get the fat and blood out. Then I drain it and squeeze out more. - by ONLYTEMPORARY

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