Texas Longhorn Beef Recipies
Everyone wants a pleasant eating experience. Here are some Texas Longhorn Beef Recipies and cooking tips to help you enjoy Texas Longhorn Beef.
Texas Longhorn Beef
The fat in beef finished in feed lots acts as an insulator that heat must penetrate before it cooks the beef. Lean pasture finished Texas longhorn meat has less fat and will cook more quickly. If you cook it quickly and at high temperatures it will be tough.
Texas Longhorn Burgers
Burgers are easy to cook. There is not much shrinkage when cooking so the finished size is close to the size burger you start with. They will cook more quickly, so be careful to not overcook them.
Longhorn Beef Taco Soup
You will need: 1 lb. longhorn ground meat, 1 package of taco seasoning, ½ cup picante sauce, 1 package ranch dressing mix, and 1 can each pinto beans, kidney beans, corn, hominy and rotel tomatoes. Brown ground meat and add taco seasoning. Then add picante sauce, ranch dressing mix and vegetables. I add a little water when I cook it. Cook until everything is heated through. Serve on tortilla chips or crush tortilla chips on top of each serving.
Red Wine-Rosemary Grilled Flank Steak
You will need: 3 cups dry red wine, 4 small sprigs fresh rosemary, 4 sprigs fresh thyme, 2 bay leaves, small onion, coarsely chopped, 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1 (2 pound) flank steak, Salt and freshly ground black pepper. To prepare the steak: Place the wine, rosemary, thyme, bay leaves, onion, garlic andolive oil in a large shallow baking dish and stir to combine. Add the steak and turn to coat both sides. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnite. Heat the grill, removethe meat from the marinade, season both sides with salt and pepper to taste and grill. Let sit 5 minutes and slice against the grain.
Some helpful ideas and Tips
- Starting with a steak or roast that is still partially frozen will help them hold in moisture.
- Sear both sides of a steak on the grill and then lower the temperature for the remainder of the cook time.
- A smoker or crock pot is useful to allow slow cooking.
Compare the amount of grease in the pan when browning Texas longhorn burger to traditional burger. You will find that there is not much to drain off when done and you should never use a microwave to thaw your beef.