No Need for Extra Oil When Frying Ground Beef

When frying hamburger meat, instead of using grease or oil, rub the skillet inside with the hamburger meat. This way you don't have to use oil or grease.

By Frances from Alvin, TX

February 10, 20090 found this helpful

This totally makes sense, thank you! You are very clever.

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February 10, 20090 found this helpful

I just throw it in the pan and let the fat cook out of it. If I am doing onions with it, I don't add them until there is some grease in the pan.

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February 11, 20090 found this helpful

Mary T,

that's the way I do it and I don't get my hands all greasy!

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February 12, 20090 found this helpful

Honestly I don't understand this tip...who would and why would they add oil to hamburger when frying it? My stepmom in law fries bacon in oil?!! what!? some habits are hard to break...and make absolutely no sense!

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February 12, 20090 found this helpful

You never have to add oil to hamburger! It makes it own fat when you cook it. I always strain and rinse the meat after cooking it if I'm making soup or chili, or just need the loose ground-beef.

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