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Boiled Hamburger

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Trans-fat Free, Low Carb


4 pounds ground beef, lean
2 tablespoons garlic
fresh, chopped, optional
1 tablespoon onion powder
* not incl. in nutrient facts


In a large pot - large enough to take four pounds of hamburger, and water add hamburger and crumble with hands slightly.

Add water until a soup-like consistency.

Add spices if desired.

Continue to crumble hamburger until it is soft with no lumps.

Cook to boiling, stirring occasionally.

When all hamburger is brown, it's done.

To Remove Fat: Using a ladle and fat-separating measuring cup, ladle off fat and pour into cup.

When the fat has risen to the top, open inchgate inch on measuring cup and pour broth back into the pot.

Pour the remaining fat into an empty coffee can to discard.

Alternate method: Let hamburger cool.

Place in refrigerator overnight.

Peel fat off the top and discard.

After the fat has been removed, drain.

If desired, can be rinsed to remove more fat.

First published: last updated: 2015-02-09



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 460g (16.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 93747% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 75%
Saturated Fat 19g 96%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 372mg 124%
Sodium 342mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 230g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 8% Iron 71%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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