Most ground meats recipes advise you to drain the fat when sautéing ground meat. Ostrich ground meat is so lean there is no fat to drain. Ground Ostrich, can be used in any recipe calling for beef. make chili, spaghetti sauce, delicious lasagna, or use it for any casserole. It’s a red meat that is higher in protein and lower in fat than turkey, but above all it is delicious. Conveniently packaged in 1 lb. units.