Which type of ground beef makes the best hamburgers - sirloin, round or chuck? Why?
- Nikki PLv 76 months agoFavorite Answer
Any cut that will give you an 80% meat and 20% fat.
It is not the particular cut of meat but the amount of fat that is ground into the meat that will provide the necessary fat content. Any cut can be trimmed of fat so even Chuck could possibly be trimmed so much that there is not enough fat content.
- NosehairLv 76 months ago
It really doesn't matter. "Higher quality" ground beef like ground sirloin is a waste of money. The process of grinding up meat makes it all tender so ground chuck is just as good as sirloin. Fat content can make a difference and going below 20% fat can have a negative affect.
- JanetLv 76 months ago
It has more flavor.
Round steak has the least flavor.
Sirloin is more-tender, but quite frankly, once you have ground up the meat it will be tender no matter what cut you use.
- oldprofLv 76 months ago
Sirloin makes the leanest and therefore the most healthful burgers. But they are bland compared to round or chuck, which are about the same taste-wise. Remember the taste and unfortunately the high cholesterol are in the fat of the meat.
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- AmyLv 76 months ago
You want 15% fat so that it's not dry and has lots of flavor.
- Anonymous6 months ago
Chuck. Sirloin doesn't have enough fat.
- 6 months ago
Any beef that you freshly grind at home.
- audreyLv 76 months ago
Chuck. More fat, way more taste!
- Barkley HoundLv 76 months ago
Chuck. 15 to 20 percent fat.