Lazy Browned Ground Beef (or turkey)
Use your crockpot to brown ground beef in large quantities then freeze it in meal sized containers for use in future dishes. Little clean up, lot of time saved!
Servings: 24 servings
slow cooker 6 quart or larger if making 6 pounds
Large wooden spoon or potato masher
slotted spoon and/or fine mesh strainer For draining off excess fat
Place ground beef in to slow cooker, cover and cook on high. Check in every half hour or so and stir/break up any clumps. Sometimes a potato masher can be helpful
Continue until all meat is thoroughly cooked. Time shown above is just a rough estimate.
Freeze in portion sized containers for future use!
calorie information based on lean ground beef.
Ground beef is considered safe to eat when it reaches an internal temperature of 160ºF.
Ground turkey is considered safe to eat when it reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF
Calories: 288kcal | Protein: 19g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 306mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg