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Monday, June 17, 2019

30 Day Preserving Challenge: Day 11 ... What I Did With 10 lbs Ground Beef!

We recently purchased a 10 lb roll of 80/20 ground beef and here's what I did with it …



(we purchased it at Sam's Club)


I browned part of it along with onions to use in casseroles, chili, soups and stews.


 I made 2 meatloaf's (I cooked one for our main meal of the day) and added one to the freezer
froze 4 packages ground beef (I just realized I left one out of the picture!) 
and added 2 packages of browned ground beef with onions to the freezer

Each of these packages, when made into a meal, will give us at least 2 meals each. (We purposefully cook enough for leftovers when we cook.) That's 8 packages that will turn into 16 meals from this 10 lb roll of ground beef.  The cost of the roll was $23.54, that makes meat for each meal approximately $1.47.  I'm pleased with that!

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4 comments:

  1. I've always wondered what the ground beef looked like out of the tube. Now that I've seen it I will buy that next time. I'm picky about my meat.

    Great job making it stretch!

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    1. Wendi, we are usually pleased with most of the meat we get from Sam's Club except for those vacuum sealed prepackaged 1 lb packages of ground beef they carry. We are not a fan of those!

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  2. I love having meatloaves in the freezer. Might as well make the mess just once for multiple meals.

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    1. Lana, that is exactly how I look at it!!! Having as much done ahead in the form of meal prep as I can is my goal!!

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