The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines an extra-lean cut of beef as a 3.5-ounce serving (about 100 grams) that contains less than 5 grams total fat and 2 grams saturated fat. Cuts that are considered extra lean include eye of round roast and steak; sirloin tip side steak; top round roast and steak; bottom round roast and steak, and top sirloin steak.
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- Cuts of beef: A guide to the leanest selections. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/cuts-of-beef/art-20043833. Accessed Oct. 15, 2019.