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This tip is only for when you need crumbled hamburger for say tacos or spaghetti sauce. I put my hamburger in a pot of water and boil it until it's done. Drain the water and bye-bye grease. Leave the meat in 1 or 2 chunks then after draining use a spatula to break up into crumbles/season & use!

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It sounds weird but it works. You don't get that browned toasty taste but for tacos or spaghetti you are adding plenty of other flavors. I turn the fire on under the pan while breaking up the meat and any remaining water steams out.
- Submitted by MONAWISA 4/8/2010 in Healthy Eating | 1 Comments
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LINIS_THIN 4/8/2010 11:05:00 PM

    I usually pressure cook it then cool and refrigerate it and pick off the solidified fat from the cold meat. I get loads of flavour in the meat... but your way is lots quicker... especially when the pasta sauce has all the flavour anyway.

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