Ground sirloin is flavorful and versatile, making it a popular choice for many dishes. Let's look at what ground sirloin is and 4 mouth-watering recipes. Ground sirloin is the leanest meat from the sirloin sub-primal part of the cow and is ground up. It is high in protein and has fewer calories when compared to ground beef, making it a healthier option.Print
These sirloin chorizo burgers are succulent, full of flavor, and absolutely delicious. The traditional Spanish sausage adds a hint of smokiness and spiciness to the burger. Your guests are going to enjoy every bite.
- 8 slices pepper jack cheese
- 2 lb. fresh ground sirloin
- 1 egg (whisked)
- 1 lb. fresh ground chorizo
- 1/2 cup red onion (finely minced)
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- First, turn the oven on to grill mode and preheat the grill to high.
- In a small bowl, mix the garlic powder, black pepper, kosher salt, cumin, and paprika.
- Next, in a medium-sized bowl, mix the ground sirloin and chorizo until well combined. Add the dry ingredients and onion then mix again.
- Then divide the meat mixture into 8 equal portions. Flatten each portion into a 4-inch wide and 1-inch thick patty.
- Using a tablespoon, press the center of the burger and create a dimple. This keeps the burger flat and prevents it from swelling in the middle. Season with salt and pepper.
- Put the patties on the grill and grill the burgers for 17 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 160°F. Remember to turn them over halfway.
- Next, put a slice of pepper jack cheese on each one and grill for 1 minute until melted.
- Remove from the grill. Serve each patty on a round bun and garnish with lettuce, rocket, and tomatoes.
- Cook Time: 35 minutes
- Calories: 320
This popular Italian-American dish is filled with flavorful meatballs, ziti pasta, and a rich tomato sauce.
- 2 oz. part-skim grated mozzarella cheese, about 1/2 cup
- 6 oz. whole wheat uncooked ziti
- 28 oz. crushed tomatoes
- 1/3 cup panko Japanese breadcrumbs
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup fresh basil divided and chopped
- 12 oz. lean ground sirloin
- 2 tablespoons minced garlic, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
- First, preheat your broiler on high. Then cook the pasta according to the directions on the package. Drain in a colander and keep ½ cup of the cooking liquid.
- Put the panko Japanese breadcrumbs, ¼ teaspoon salt, back pepper, 1 tablespoon garlic, sirloin, and egg in a bowl. Mix until well combined. Next, roll the sirloin mixture into 12 1-inch meatballs. Over medium heat, add the oil to a large ovenproof skillet. Then add the meatballs and cook for 5 minutes, turning to brown all the sides. Next, add the remaining teaspoon of garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the ½ cup cooking liquid and remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt, 3 tablespoons of basil, red pepper, and tomatoes to the pan. Lower, the temperature and simmer with the lid on for 15 minutes.
- Finally, stir the pasta into the tomato mixture, sprinkle with cheese, and broil for 1 minute until the cheese melts. Remove it from the grill and sprinkle the rest of the basil on top. Serve with a fresh green salad and crusty garlic bread.
- Cook Time: 35 minutes
- Calories: 310
This hearty, comforting lasagne dish is perfect for any occasion and can also be made ahead of time. This timeless Italian recipe is made with layers of meat, pasta, and cheese.
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated, for topping
- 2lb ground sirloin
- 16oz bag of mozzarella cheese, grated
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
- 1 diced medium yellow onion
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 clove of diced minced garlic
- 16 oz container of cottage cheese with excess liquid drained
- 14 1/2 oz can of whole tomatoes
- 16 lasagne sheets
- 15 oz can of tomato sauce
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley
- 2 teaspoons of basil
- First, spray a 9” x 13” casserole dish with spray and cook. Put the rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350°F.
- Next, in a large pot brown the ground sirloin with garlic, onion, salt, and pepper. Once the sirloin has cooked, drain any access fat. Add the sugar, parsley, basil, tomato sauce, and whole tomatoes. Break the tomatoes as the sauce heats up. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer on low for 45 minutes until thickened.
- In the meantime, parboil the lasagne sheets for 3-4 minutes. Drain and set aside.
- In a small bowl mix the oregano, parsley, ¼ cup of parmesan, and cottage cheese.
- It’s time to build the lasagne. First, spread 1 cup of meat sauce on the bottom of the dish then layer it with 4 lasagne sheets. Next, spread some of the cottage cheese mixture over the layers and add another cup of meat sauce, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
- Repeat in layers and finish off with a layer of lasagne, cottage cheese mixture, meat sauce, and mozzarella. Sprinkle some more Parmesan on top and cover with tin foil.
- Bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Then remove the foil and bake for a further 15 minutes. Take the lasagne out of the oven and allow it to rest for 15 minutes before serving. Serve with a crisp green salad.
- Prep Time: 1 hour
- Cook Time: 45 minutes
- Serving Size: 1
- Calories: 407
- Sugar: 5g
- Sodium: 620 mg
- Fat: 17 g
- Saturated Fat: 5 g
- Carbohydrates: 32 g
- Protein: 35 g
- Cholesterol: 28 g
These burgers are super juicy in the middle, with crispy edges, and only take about 10 minutes to prepare. The secret to making them is to cook them in a skillet and not on the grill, so they maintain their juiciness. Top them with your favorite burger fixings, like lettuce, onion rings, cheese, and tomatoes.
- 4 burger buns
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 8 slices of American cheese
- Kosher salt
- 2 tablespoons butter softened
- 1 pound ground sirloin
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Your choice of toppings
- First, brush a stainless steel or cast iron skillet with oil and put it over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. In the meantime, form ¼ pound of beef into 2 loose, 2-inch thick patties. It should barely hold its shape. Season each side with salt and pepper.
- Next, butter the buns and put them butter side down on the skillet. Cook until nicely toasted, and set aside.
- Turn the heat up to medium-high for 1 minute.
- Put each patty in the skillet and firmly push them down using a spatula until they are about 4-4 ½ inches wide and ½ an inch thick. Season with salt and pepper.
- Without disturbing the patties, cook until the outer edges are dark brown.
- Next, turn the patties over and cook for 1 minute. Then add cheese and cook until your desired doneness.
- Remove the patties from the skillets place them cheese side up on a paper towel, and then repeat the process with the remaining patties.
- Finally, put them on the buns and add your favorite topping. Serve with fries and enjoy
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Serving Size: 1
- Calories: 601
- Sugar: 4 g
- Sodium: 1281 mg
- Fat: 41 g
- Saturated Fat: 18 g
- Trans Fat: 2 g
- Carbohydrates: 23 g
- Fiber: 1 g
- Protein: 32 g
- Cholesterol: 134 mg
In brief, ground sirloin is an affordable lean flavorful, and versatile type of beef. It is commonly used to make meatballs, burgers, pasta, tacos, and more. So, the next time you’re in the mood for a burger or lasagne try one of these ground sirloin 4 mouth-watering recipes.
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