Typically, biltong starts as thicker strips of meat taken from prime cuts; the bottom round
, known as "silverside" in South Africa, is a popular choice, as is the eye of round.
Ground beef joins a list of extra lean beef cuts that meet the AHA's requirements, including USDA Select grade of the following: Bottom Round
Steak; Sirloin Tip Steak; Top Sirloin Petite Roast, Boneless; Top Sirloin Strips; Top Sirloin Filet; Top Sirloin Kabob; and Top Sirloin Steak, Boneless, Center Cut.
Look for Leaner Cuts of Beef: The leanest beef cuts include round steaks and roasts (eye round, top round, bottom round
, round tip), top loin, top sirloin,
Flagging ports, a see-through face shield and rugged bottom round
out this workhorse.
"This provided analytical data that had not previously been available in SR on beef cuts such as top loin steak, ribeye, top and bottom round
, chuck, and brisket," says Patterson.
These are further broken into primal cuts (top butt, bone-in strip, tenderloin, butterflied flank, "flap," knuckle, top round, eye of round, bottom round
Beef's bottom line: The leaner cuts are round steaks and roasts (eye round, top round, bottom round
, and round tip), top loin, top sirloin, chuck shoulder, arm roasts, ground round, and ground sirloin.
Many retailers have started to include other Beef Value Cuts in their fresh meat case including: Beef Shoulder Center Steak (Ranch Cut), Beef Shoulder Tender Medallions, Beef Round Sirloin Tip Center Steak, Beef Round Sirloin Tip Center Roast , Beef Round Sirloin Tip Side Steak and Beef Bottom Round
fat 4.6g total fat Bottom Round
Roast and Steak * 1.7g sat.
Creole Beef Over Rice 1 1/2 pounds bottom round
steak cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 large green bell pepper, chopped 4 stalks celery, chopped 1 tablespoon dry Creole OR Cajun seasoning 2 cans (14 oz.
In the interior of the leg you'll find top round, bottom round
, and eye of round.