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The Perfect Cut

beef_steak_marinadeIn this world, there are very few things that are better than a well cooked, delicious cut of meat. That’s just what you get with a cut of sirloin. Just think about it. A cut of some of the finest meat for dinner tonight that is sitting on the grill, with all sorts of flavor that is being seared into the flesh right now. Is your mouth watering yet? The best news is while the taste is amazing, that’s not the only good thing about a nice cut of sirloin.

As mentioned earlier, there are very few things that are better than a well cooked, delicious piece of meat. Perhaps one of the only things that can keep somebody from enjoying a nice steak for dinner is the potential negative effects of red meat, with the succulent marbled-with-fat and butter-basted goodness. That delicious, goodness of the steak has the potential to land somewhere on your waistline. But there is good news! There are certain cuts of meat that are better and leaner on the waist, and sirloin ranks among the best of them.

The USDA defines an extra-lean cut of beef as a 3.5-ounce serving that contains less than 5 grams of fat, 2 grams of that being saturated fat, and 95 95 milligrams of cholesterol. A cut of sirloin tip side steak contains only 5.4 grams of fat, 2.06 of which being saturated with a whopping 39 grams of protein in each serving! Compare that to say a filet mignon, which is a delicious cut of meat, however that contains 150 more calories, 16 total grams of fat and 6 grams of saturated fat. The evidence is clear, at only 206 calories per serving, a cut of sirloin tip is one of the healthiest options if you are in the mood for a nice juicy steak for dinner tonight.

The best part? You get to enjoy the deliciousness of this steak with less worry about what it might do to the waist afterward. That right there may be one of the few things that is better than enjoying a delicious piece of steak for dinner. Come on in and see us for your piece for dinner tonight!

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