Leanest cuts of meat

I did a little research to find out the leanest cuts of meat so we could find a balance between eating good and saving money. I don't know about you but i don't want to spend good money and get the meat home and find out it's 1/2 fat ! ugh! So, this is from the Mayo Clinic site-see article in full HERE

Extra Lean Beef:

  • Eye of round roast
  • Top round steak
  • Mock tender steak
  • Bottom round roast
  • Top sirloin steak
Lean Beef:
  • Round steak
  • 95% lean ground beef
  • Chuck shoulder roast
  • Arm pot roast
  • Shoulder steak
  • Strip steak
  • Tenderloin steak
  • T-bone steak
The following is from the National Pork Board (who knew?)
Leanest cuts of Pork:
Extra Lean:
Tenderloin is the leanest and is comparable to a skinless Chicken breast
boneless loin roast
boneless loin chops
boneless ham (extra lean)
Canadian-style bacon
Hope this helps you find the best buys for bailing out your budget


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