A Super Simple Guide to Cuts of Beef, Prices and How to Cook It [Infographic]

fillet of grass-fed beef

Sometimes, the slick names for the seemingly endless cuts of beef leave you befuddled at the grocery store. Your eyes dart from the top sirloin to the ribeye, wondering why one costs more than the other. Then, when you finally choose to go with the ribeye and bring it home, you end up begrudgingly Googling the proper way to cook it.

For those familiar with the above scenario, this cheat sheet to cuts of beef shows you where each cut of meat is located on the cow, how much the cut costs and the best method to cook it. If you plan on grocery shopping this week, we recommend bookmarking or printing this guide out. It'll be a huge help when trying to figure out what cut is best suited for the stew, pot roast, or stir fry you're planning to make. Plus, you'll be at ease knowing you have a better grasp of whether that flank steak is worth the extra bucks. Trust.


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