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Old 04-04-2012, 08:37 PM   #1
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ISO New Ways to Cook Ground Beef

I'm looking for a cheap way to use 1 lb of ground beef that good yet simple fast cheap. O and also baby friendly:-)


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Old 04-04-2012, 10:57 PM   #2
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Shepherds pie.
You can puree a carrot layer a potato layer and a beef layer.
You can puree any vegetable layer you want.

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Old 04-04-2012, 10:59 PM   #3
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Shepherds pie.
Yes. That was my supper tonight. Good way to sneak veggies into kids.
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Old 04-05-2012, 02:56 AM   #4
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Chop up one stalk of celery into small pieces (mince or puree if needed for baby). Chop up 8 oz. mushrooms (mince if needed for baby). Brown hamburger with celery and mushrooms. Add a little cream or milk and butter, just enough to sort of make a sauce. Serve over rice, egg noodles, bread/toast or potatoes. You can also add onion, garlic and black pepper if desired.
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Old 04-05-2012, 04:54 AM   #5
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Good Morning,

Firstly, interesting post.

If we are speaking about ground beef only, then Steak Tartar is on the top of my list ... I serve it as an appetiser in stemware ... with tiny forks ... an array of breads and charcuterie and cheeses, pickles, hard boiled egg, and assorted items, capers, Almagro Eggplant from Ciudad Real, Castilla La Mancha which is a tiny variety used in pickling industry ...

If we are discussing mixing the varieties, 1/2 beef and 1/2 pork ground meat, then:

Meatballs, Moussaka, Lasagne traditional of Emilia Romagna and Baked Eggplant handled as a Lasagne however, with layers of eggplant verses the lasagne sheets ... Metaloaf is another option ... and another idea, has come to the think tank, a baked potato filled with ground beef & a Chili con Carne of sorts ...

A home made blue rare burger with BBQ hickory salsita ...

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Old 04-05-2012, 05:18 AM   #6
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you can make kebab with rice.
put ground meat, chopped onion, chopped fresh parsley, 2 -3 tablespoons tomato juice, salt pepper to taste in a bowl.
cook half cup rice , rinse it well and when cold add it to other ingredients.
work well with your hands, if possible soak your hands in vinegar so the meat will become moist and compact.

shape kebab as many as as big as you like and fry them .

serve with green salad


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Old 04-05-2012, 06:40 AM   #7
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There are many recipes and styles of picadillo. It can be served over rice or as a filling for empanadas.
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Old 04-05-2012, 10:03 AM   #8
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Use leftover or jarred spaghetti sauce, ground beef sautéd with soffritto, and hamburger buns to make Sloppy Guiseppes, or leave out the buns, add elbow macaroni and make your own Beefaroni. Both are very child friendly.
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:38 PM   #9
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Make your favorite Meat Balls. Fry them on high heat in a cast iron pan. When they are dark brown add Cream of Mushroom Soup and extra mushrooms (optional), shredded carrot and parsley. Bring to boil stirring constantly and scraping up the brown bits. This will brown and flavor the "gravy". Turn down to a simmer and cook until the meat balls are cooked through. Serve over either Rice, Egg(less) Noodles or Mashed Potatoes.
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Old 04-05-2012, 09:38 PM   #10
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Substitute the ground beef for the ground lamb in moussaka and chop the egg plant fairly fine. I don't know if that would be appropriate for a baby, but a lot of kids will like it better without big chunks of egg plant. (Like me )

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