There’s something mouthwatering about the sounds and smells of a ground beef patty cooking in the skillet or on the grill. You know you’re not only going to be enjoying a delicious meal, but a nutritious and filling one as well. Ground beef patties are a great option to keep handy in the freezer; they cook easily from frozen without fuss and are extremely versatile. You may have seen both fresh and frozen options when shopping but wondered if cooking frozen ground beef patties is different than fresh. Let’s break it down!

How Do I Cook Frozen Ground Beef Patties?

Cooking frozen ground beef patties isn’t much different than cooking fresh ground beef patties. In fact, you can use the same methods, such as on the grill or in the skillet.

thinkpure Frozen Natural Angus Ground Beef Patties are individually quick frozen, a method of flash freezing that maintains the highest quality and taste. Whether you’re preparing a single patty or several, they are ready to cook from frozen with no thawing required. That means you can keep multiple boxes in the freezer for quick, convenient meals whenever you need them.

How To Grill or Cook thinkpure Frozen Natural Angus Ground Beef Patties

  1. Preheat your grill or skillet to medium-high.
  2. Place thinkpure Frozen Ground Beef Patties directly on the grill or skillet.
  3. Cook for six minutes until juice forms directly on the patty.
  4. Flip patty and cook for another six minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 160oF*.
  5. Remove from grill or skillet and enjoy!

It’s that easy! Not only can thinkpure Frozen Natural Angus Ground Beef Patties help you save time in the kitchen, but they’re also a great way to serve up deliciously nutritious meals. Our ground beef patties are minimally processed with no artificial ingredients or added ingredients, sourced from cattle here in the United States that have not received antibiotics or added hormones. You can learn more about Natural beef here.

What Can I Make With Frozen Ground Beef Patties?

There are plenty of meal options that frozen ground beef patties are great for. Since you can cook them using the method of your choosing, you can serve them anytime of the year and with many different ingredients.

This Mediterranean Beef Burger Salad uses a deliciously pan-seared thinkpure Frozen Natural Angus Ground Beef Patty as the main protein source. Place whole or sliced on top of a crunchy bed of romaine lettuce, then add cucumber, tomato, olives, red onion, and fresh feta. thinkpure Ground Beef Patties add a juicy, savory flavor to the sweet and tangy vegetables—creating a balanced and satisfying meal.

Looking for a tasty twist on a classic? Making simple substitutions to a traditional burger takes this West Coast Cheeseburger using thinkpure Frozen Natural Angus Ground Beef Patties to a new level. Swap a hamburger bun for a crisp, toasted whole wheat English muffin topped with roasted red peppers and creamy avocado.

With all the benefits of fresh beef patties–plus the advantage of on hand convenience—frozen ground beef patties provide a simple and nutritious option for all your mealtime needs.

Looking for delicious natural beef products? Find thinkpure Natural Beef near you on our Where to Buy Page.

*It’s recommended to always cook ground beef to an internal temperature of 160oF