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Make Ahead Ground Beef For Freezing Recipe

Make Ahead Ground Beef For Freezing

Course Appetizer, Beef, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword ground-beef-freezer-recipe, make-ahead-ground-beef
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 lb
Calories 866kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 jumbo onion small dice (Or 2 large onions)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 6 lbs lean ground beef
  • 6 teaspoon garlic salt Roughly 1 tsp/pound
  • 2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • cup Worcestershire sauce


  • Drizzle a large skillet with olive oil. Add the diced onion and cook over medium-high until softened about 2 minutes.
  • Add the ground beef, garlic salt and black pepper to the pan. Cook the meat over medium-high until no pink remains around 12-15 minutes.
  • Drain all excess fat from the pan, then add the Worcestershire sauce. Cook for 2 minutes stirring to fully distribute.
  • Remove from the heat and spread onto a large paper towel lined baking sheet. Place into the fridge to cool.
  • Divide the cooled beef and package into quart size plastic freezer bags, 2 cups per bag and label.
  • Press flat, seal and freeze.


Serving: 1lb | Calories: 866kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 117g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 337mg | Sodium: 3331mg | Potassium: 2073mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 14mg