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a bowl of ground beef.

How To Cook Ground Beef

Let me show you how to cook ground beef or minced meat as calledhere in the UK in easy steps. This method is not only easy and delicious, thebeef is well seasoned, flavourful, juicy and it comes out right at all times.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 0 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, British
Servings 4
Calories 205 kcal


  • 500 g ground beef (1.1lb)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil skip the oil if you are not using lean beef
  • ½ tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • ¼ cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring the ground beef out of the fridge some few minutes before cooking it so it comes to room temperature
  • Place a skillet on medium heat and heat up the olive oil until hot
  • Add the ground beef to the hot pan and break up with a spatula.
    cooking beef in a skillet.
  • Leave undisturbed for about 3 to 5 minutes so it becomes a bit crispy, then add onion powder, oregano, parsley, garlic paste, salt and pepper and stir together to combine.
    herbs on ground beef.
  • Continue to cook undisturbed for another 3 to 5 minutes. Stir until the beef is completely browned and no longer pink.
    cooked ground beef.
  • This next stage is optional but recommended if you would be using the beef immediately. Add water to the beef, continue to cook until the liquid is reduced. Stir to combine and take it off the heat. Use as desired in your dishes of choice.



Serving: 4gCalories: 205kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 27gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 84mgPotassium: 433mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 3mg

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