Easy grilling tips from the MN Beef Council
Posted by Kaye Strohbehn, director of marketing with the Minnesota Beef Council
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Nothing brings out the sizzle in beef like the power of the grill! Grilling is a healthy and fun way to enjoy your favorite beef cuts. With grilling season upon us, now is the perfect time to reclaim the meals you love with the beef cuts that count.
Whether grilling up a traditional steak, like a T-bone, or a new favorite, like a flat iron, ranch, or shoulder petite tender, the right grilling techniques and the proper cooking times help bring out the best of your favorite beef in your own backyard.
This month the Minnesota Beef Council is providing you with some great tools and tips on how you can enjoy your favorite beef cuts on the grill. Happy Beef Month!
Grilling is as easy at 1, 2, 3…
Step 1: Prepare grill (charcoal or gas) according to manufacturer’s directions for medium heat.
Step 2: Season beef (directly from the refrigerator) with herbs or spices as desired.
Step 3: Grill meat covered, according to grilling time chart, turning occasionally. After cooking, season with salt if desired.
Saving on Beef During Summer Grilling Season
Wondering how you can enjoy some of your favorite beef meals on a budget this month? Consider these savings tips:
- Look for family packs that give you more beef at a lower price per pound.
- Find smaller portions of premium steaks if you don't want to buy in bulk. You get a high-quality, perfect portion at a lower unit price without worrying about any going to waste.
- Ask for help from the friendly staff at Lunds and Byerly’s. They’re experts at recommending the best beef cut for your needs and helping you understand how best to cook it.
- Pull out your phone and visit the Interactive Butcher Counter to find economical beef cuts, best cooking methods and recipes for the cuts you see in the meat case.
Summer Grilling Recipes
Looking for a lean beef recipe for you and your family to try on the grill this summer? Check out our Citrus-Marinated Beef & Fruit Kabobs.
For more beef recipes or information on how you can include beef in your diet, visit us online.