Jun 06, 2011 11:43 AM GMT
Warning: Vegetarians beware.
My father used to boil ground beef when I was a child and made boiled hamburgers out of them. I know, it sounds pretty nasty, but they were not too bad, actually. They were a little grayish in color, but they were really juicy and lacked most of the fat that comes with frying or cooking them.
I know my father wasn’t doing it for the health benefits because he was extremely unhealthy. I mean his idea of a healthy breakfast was a Twinkie or cupcake with a glass of milk. Yum! Needless to say, I battled with being overweight throughout my entire childhood.
Anyway, before I go off on a tangent, have you guys ever heard of boiling your beef to make it healthier? Because by boiling the ground beef, you remove a lot of the fat that would not be removed when frying or baking it.
Some will say that one should avoid beef altogether, but I’m getting bored with eating chicken and fish all day for my main sources of protein. I want to add a little beef just to mix it up a little. Plus, I was watching an interview with Dorian Yates last night, and he said that eating lean beef was crucial for muscle development, especially when you are lifting heavy weights. Of course, Dorian Yates is a “beef head.” Yes, pun intended.