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Ground Hamburger/turke
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Weeknights I don't have a lot of time for meal preparation. I purchase a LARGE quantity of ground beef and/or turkey. I take it home and I separate it into 1# 'portions.' (1 lb. works for my family of 4.) I lay out one paper plate covered with paper towels for each portion I have. (The paper plates & towels absorb fat) I brown 1# at a time seasoning it, drain it in a colander in my sink (run hot water!), put it on the plate and when it's cool, I freeze each portion in a quart ziplock.

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Pull it out of the freezer for whatever recipe you are making! Most recipes I use it in don't even require thawing it first. I've done this with meatballs, shredded beef , shredded chicken, pork etc!

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  • SUGARPIE54
    good idea - by SUGARPIE54
  • SUGARPIE54
    good idea - by SUGARPIE54

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