How to cook grass fed beef

Grass fed beef cooks differently than conventional beef due to the fat content and freshness of the beef. Here are some great tips from the American grass fed beef association. Hope this helps!

Tips for Cooking Grassfed Beef

Grassfed beef is ideal at rare to medium-rare temperatures. If you prefer meat well done, cook at a low temperature in a sauce to add moisture. A slow cooker is ideal.

Because grassfed beef is low in fat, coat it with extra virgin olive oil or another light oil for easy browning. The oil will also prevent the meat from drying out and sticking to the cooking surface.

Very lean cuts like New York strips and sirloin steaks can benefit from a marinade. Choose a recipe that doesn't mask the flavor of the beef but will enhance the moisture content. For safe handling, always marinate in the refrigerator.

Never use a microwave to thaw grassfed beef. Either thaw in the refrigerato