Definition of ground beef in English:

ground beef


North American
  • Beef that is cut up into very small pieces in a meat grinder or other machine.

    • ‘We've got some chickens and some lean ground beef.’
    • ‘To make your taco soup, you want to brown your ground beef in a skillet.’
    • ‘Studies were conducted to determine the effect of HDP on naturally occurring spoilage, or shelf-life bacteria, in ground beef.’
    • ‘A high-risk warning has been issued by the Agriculture Department over ground beef produced by an Illinois company.’
    • ‘Today's nachos are made from surplus ground beef.’
    • ‘All you do is "just add ground beef."’
    • ‘They prefer chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes to hamburger or ground beef.’
    • ‘The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last year approved the use of irradiated ground beef in the National School Lunch Program.’
    • ‘Some cuts of meat carry less risk of transmitting the disease than ground beef, which is used to make hamburgers.’
    • ‘I had him ask the second gentleman, who responded, we make all of our ground beef with chuck.’
    • ‘The fatty ground beef is bad enough without the fat-laden cheese.’
    • ‘They were talked into using ground beef, which back then was a little taboo.’
    • ‘The ground beef from Fairway does a great job for hamburgers.’
    • ‘Include steak, lean ground beef or roast beef in two of your five or six daily meals to sustain testosterone levels.’
    • ‘He's going to be talking about ground beef tonight.’
    • ‘We'll be reporting on a major new food scare, a new recall of ground beef.’
    • ‘I had to stop at Whole Foods to get some ground beef for the Bolognese sauce.’
    • ‘Today, irradiation is making millions of pounds of ground beef safer from bacterial contamination.’
    • ‘American Foods Group in Wisconsin is recalling 96,000 pounds of bulk ground beef.’
    • ‘Ground beef is a major part of the American diet.’