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Pre-Cooking And Freezing Meat



My favorite butcher shop will run specials on ground beef and bone/skin-less chicken breast in 10# bulk.

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I buy 20# of ground beef and fry it all up in two hours. In batches, it has time to drain more fat off. The 10# of chicken breasts will fit in my crock pot. I spice it up and slow cook it. I package the meat up in 2 cup containers and freeze it. It saves meal prep time and dirty dishes.

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  • I buy round steak and trim and grind it myself. I then form into pre-weighed patties and individually freeze them on cookie sheets. I normally do at least 20# at a time. I them am able to either use them for hamburgers or cook them for other meals calling for ground beef. I only pull out the ounces that I need.
    Pris - by MOOOOW
    I love this idea I bought 3 - 5 lb bags of chicken breast but they are frozen, I could cook a whole or half the bag in freeze them so they just need heated. I also mix turkey and hamburg to save cals and fat could I precook those to? - by DMORRISON2
  • I do this all the time, it saves you time and money. - by KNITTABLES
  • I never thought of combining ground turkey and beef. That would be a great way of sneeking turkey into the family meals!!! I'm going to try it!! - by WATERBUGETTE

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