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About top round steak
If you've ever eaten flavorful sliced roast beef, London Broil, or Swiss steak, you've eaten top round steak. Top round steak comes from the back leg and rump area of the cow, and because these muscles move a lot, the meat is generally tough and lean. It's one of the least expensive cuts of meat and is best used for roasting and in stews.
Top round steak is one of the subprimal cuts of meat that come from the primal cut of the round section of the cow. Other cuts from this primal category include bottom round and eye of round. Top round gets its name because it sits above the two other cuts of this primal category.
Top round steak is a good source of protein, vitamins B6 and B12, and essential minerals.
Nutritionally, a 3-ounce cut of top round steak has:
- 140 calories
- 3.2 grams of fat
- 1.3 grams of saturated fat
- 25 grams of protein
- 2.7 grams of iron
- 4.3 grams of zinc
- 0.74 micrograms vitamin B6
- 1.91 micrograms vitamin B12
While top round steak may be on the tough and lean side, this budget-friendly cut of meat is quite flavorful, and when properly cooked, makes a nutritious, tasty meal. You can slice pieces of slow-roasted roast beef into steaks or marinate raw top round steaks to help tenderize them. Once marinated, place the top round steaks on the grill, under the broiler, or cook in a hot pan. The main way to keep top round steaks tender and juicy is to take your time cooking it, marinate or tenderize it, and always cut the steak against the grain.
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