Frozen Seasoned Meat

This recipe is a substitute for the seasoned ground beef often packaged as taco meat.

Makes: 6 cupsHands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 6 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried marjoram leaves
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves

Directions

  • Cook ground beef on medium heat along with onions and garlic, stirring to break up meat, until beef is browned. Drain.
  • Add salt, pepper, marjoram, and thyme leaves and stir well to incorporate. Cool in refrigerator, then pack into hard-sided freezer containers and freeze up to 3 months.
  • To use, substitute for cooked ground beef or for cooked ground beef convenience products. Let the mix thaw in the refrigerator overnight, or microwave to thaw and use immediately.

Recipe Information

Makes: 6 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried marjoram leaves
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves

Directions

  • Cook ground beef on medium heat along with onions and garlic, stirring to break up meat, until beef is browned. Drain.
  • Add salt, pepper, marjoram, and thyme leaves and stir well to incorporate. Cool in refrigerator, then pack into hard-sided freezer containers and freeze up to 3 months.
  • To use, substitute for cooked ground beef or for cooked ground beef convenience products. Let the mix thaw in the refrigerator overnight, or microwave to thaw and use immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories250
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol85mg
Sodium650mg
Total Carbohydrate3g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein26g