Infographic: Cuts of Beef

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Infographic: Cuts of Beef


One of the ways to save money on meat is to purchase a whole of half cow from a local farmer. When you order a side of beef direct from the source you may also be asked to select which specific cuts you want. The infographic above is a great resource on knowing which cuts of beef to select when purchasing your side of beef.

Even if you are not purchasing an entire side of beef the infographic shows which specific cuts of beef are and how they break down by price which can be great information to have when shopping for meat in the grocery store.

Inexpensive Cuts of Beef

  • Back Ribs
  • Boneless Short Ribs
  • Bottom Round Roast
  • Bottom Round Steak Western Griller
  • Chuck 7-Bone Pot Roast
  • Chuck Steak Boneless
  • Chunk Boneless Pot Roast
  • Shank Cross Cut
  • Shoulder Pot Roast Boneless
  • Shoulder Steak Boneless
  • Top Loin Steak Bone-in

Moderate Cuts of Beef

  • Brisket Flat Cut
  • Chuck Eye Steak Boneless
  • Eye Round Roast
  • Eye Round Steak
  • Round Tip Roast
  • Round Tip Steak
  • Shoulder Center Ranch Steak
  • Shoulder Top Blade Steak
  • Shoulder Top Blade Steak Flat Iron
  • Sirloin Tip Side Steak
  • Skirt Steak
  • Top Round Steak
  • Tri-Tip Roast
  • Tri-Tip Steak

Expensive Cuts of Beef

  • Flank Steak
  • Porterhouse Steak
  • Rib Roast
  • Rib Steak
  • Ribeye Roast Boneless
  • Ribeye Steak Boneless
  • Shoulder Petite Tender Medallions
  • Shoulder Petite Tender Tender
  • Sirloin Tip Center Roast
  • Sirloin Tip Center Steak
  • T-Bone Steak
  • Tenderloin Roast
  • Tenderloin Steak
  • Top Loin Steak Boneless
  • Tri-Tip Steak Boneless

Be sure to bookmark this great guide to have handy next time you are at the meat counter at the grocery store or when you need to place your order for a locally raised beef.

What are your favorite cuts of beef? We would love to hear from you, leave a comment below and let us know!


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