America's favorite beef cuts are leaner than ever before. Now 29 cuts of beef meet government guidelines for lean.
The guidelines for lean include less than 10 grams of total fat, 4.5 grams or less of saturated fat, and less than 95 milligrams of cholesterol per 3-ounce serving (and 100 grams).
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service,
Here are the 29 lean beefs according to USDA guidelines.
Eye Round Roast and Steak
Sirloin Tip Side Steak
Top Round Roast and Steak
Bottom Round Roast and Steak
Top Sirloin Steak
Brisket, Flat Half
95% Lean Ground Beef
Round Tip Roast and Steak
Shank Cross Cuts
Chuck Shoulder Pot Roast
Sirloin Tip Center Roast and Steak
Chuck Shoulder Steak
Bottom Round (Western Griller) Steak
Top Loin (Strip) Steak
Shoulder Petite Tender and Medallions
Shoulder Center (Ranch) Steak
Tri-Tip Roast and Steak
Tenderloin Roast and Steak
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