# How much ground beef do I need?

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## How much ground beef do you need for 4 people?

Meat Math Chart

Meat Per Person 4 People
Lean or Extra Lean Ground Meat 1/4 lb. 1 lb.
Spareribs 1 lb. 4 lb.
Steak – boneless tenderloin, rib-eye, sirloin 1/4 lb. 1 to 1-1/2 lb.
Steak – T-bone 6 oz. 1-1/2 lb.

## How much ground beef do you need for 6 hamburgers?

If you’re making the hamburger patties from scratch, figure you will need 4 to 6 oz. of ground meat per patty. Here’s how much you should plan to buy, if each patty is 6oz: 4 people – 24 oz. (1 1/3 lbs.) 6 people – 36 oz. (2 lbs.)

## How many burgers will 2 lbs of beef make?

If you’re making the patties yourself (to save money or because you love making burgers), assume four burgers per pound of meat.

## How many burgers do I need for a party of 30?

Assuming 30 quarter-pound burgers, you would need 7.5 pounds of ground beef. It is smart to aim for 35 burgers, in case a few people love them, or in case you drop a couple. Therefore, purchase 8.25 pounds of ground beef to be on the safe side.

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## How many pounds of ground beef do you need for Sloppy Joes?

In general, we call for 1 pound of ground beef to make 6 sandwiches in our sloppy joes recipes. That works out to 3 ounces of ground beef per sandwich.

## How many tacos will 10 lbs of hamburger make?

Ten lbs of ground beef will make 64 tacos.

## What is a good size burger?

Grab 5 to 6 ounces of meat and lightly toss from hand to hand, forming a ball. The patty should be at least as wide as your bun and about 3/4 to 1 inch thick. Make a divot in the middle of the burger with your thumb to help it keep its shape while cooking. These patties can be made ahead and chilled in the fridge.

## How many pounds of beef do I need for 8 burgers?

If I’m making 8 burgers, I’ll double the recipe and use 1 lb lean ground beef (maximum fat content 17%) and 1 lb medium ground bee (maximum content 23%). This will make for a perfectly juicy burger.

## How many pounds of hamburger do I need for 50 Sloppy Joes?

How many pounds of hamburger do I need for 50 Sloppy Joes? Our recipe calls for 1 ½ pound of ground beef, which makes enough for six servings. To make 50 sandwiches, you would need to purchase 12 ½ pounds of meat.