Buying larger meat cuts can save you a lot of money (up to 40% per pound!). Follow this guide on how to trim ribeye steaks and a standing rib roast from a ribeye loin…
How to Trim Ribeye At Home And Save Money
As mentioned above, buying a whole ribeye loin and trimming steaks and/or ribeye roast from it is a great way to save some money. This video presents a great example of this: pre-sliced steaks were sold at $11/pound, while the uncut loin cost $8.95/pound. This means that $3 was saved for each pound, and on a 13lb Ribeye the savings came up to $40 in total! (prices will vary at your local store)
Before separating the loin into smaller cuts, it’s important to trim off some of the excess fat. Remove the fat lip with a sharp knife by cutting a straight line across the lower side of the loin. Then trim off any excess fat off the fat cap.
To trim a standing rib roast, cut about 6 inches (15 cm) into the meat from the loin side, as shown in the video.
Or, if you want to trim ribeye steaks, cut 1-inch thick slices off the loin. Proceed to remove any excess fat that is left over from the fat lip of the loin.
Once done, it’s time to cook! Follow your own family recipe, or check out one of the ribeye recipes available on our site.