Have you been passing up on ground beef at the grocery store because you’ve long run out of ideas to make with it? Check out these ground beef recipes to know how you can make more than just spaghetti, and we’ve got quite a few!
Meaty And Yummy Ground Beef Recipes You’ll Crave
We’ve got beef with people who don’t appreciate ground beef. It’s a classic, simple ingredient with many flavor profiles and recipes–it’s a shame more people aren’t eating the delicious protein. Some of the good ol’ recipes from our favorite cooks, our mommies, calls for ground beef, and I am not one to deny my kids of its awesomeness. These ground beef recipes are awesome ways to enjoy hearty, beef goodness in the comfort of your home, with the company you love. Help yourself!
1. Bacon Cheeseburger Egg Rolls
2. Beef Zucchini Boat
Looking to balance the calories in your ground beef? You’ve got the answer in this beef zucchini boat recipe that’s just as healthy as it is delicious and tasty!
3. Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs
Tired of the same old regular meatballs? Then you’re in for a surprise with this meatball recipe that’s got a surprise. Take a bite of this mozzarella stuffed meatballs and spoil your palate with a gooey and creamy dairy delight.
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4. Cheeseburger Macaroni
A pasta dish loaded with lots of meaty ground beef, spices, and yup, cheese! With only 5 ingredients, this homemade recipe makes for a quick and easy weekday dinner.
5. Taco Soup
If you’re watching your carbs, but miss the taste of authentic Mexican tacos, this recipe is a wonderful compromise! A taco soup, packed with energy-rich ingredients like beans, corn, and ground beef.
6. 25-Minute Quick-Draw Cowboy Chili
Looking for a comforting meal to enjoy while reading your favorite book? Then let this Cowboy chili wrap its sweet, warm arms around you and take you away to that special place where only good food and unicorns exist. Yee-haw!
7. Meatball Bombs
Got some leftover ground beef dish in the fridge? You can transform them into a whole new dish in this meatball bomb recipe. If you haven’t tried Chinese dumplings before, this should be the start.
8. Korean Ground Beef Rice Bowls
If you’ve got no time to prepare a side dish, an entree, and appetizer, consider this Korean ground beef rice bowl. You’ve got all you need in one dish, plus you get to go oriental this time.
9. Ground Beef Enchilada
This beef enchilada, despite its impressive look, is really easy to make. All you need to do is cook your filling, dole them into your tortillas, roll your tortillas into taquitos, place them in a baking pan, pour your sauce over it, and let your oven do the rest.
10. Easy Cheeseburger Casserole
Spread pasta in a pan, lavish with a rich sauce, sprinkle some cheese, then pop right into the oven. Voila! You’ve got yourself an easy casserole ready in a jiffy, plus you’ve got less dishes to think about. You can also check out these healthy casserole recipes for healthy and convenient meals.
11. Super Shepherd’s Pie
Take on this English comfort food that’s sure to warm you up on a winter’s night or a rainy afternoon. A soft layer of mashed potatoes over a meaty filling topped with a rich and silky beef gravy–this is surely a must try.
12. Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers
Bell peppers and ground beef compliment each other well–you would think so too with this stuffed bell pepper recipe. Spicy and tangy bell peppers with juicy and meaty ground beef will fire up your taste buds.
13. Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes
We know you have something good going in your mouth when your hands are greasy and messy. These Philly cheese steak sloppy joes, I’m sure, will create the same effect in you.
14. Ground Beef Stroganoff
15. Ground Beef And Butternut Squash
This could be your new comfort food, just healthier and meatier with homegrown butternut squash and ground beef. A recipe that calls for a few ingredients deserves a place in your favorite healthy ground beef recipes.
16. Ground Philly Cheese Steak Grilled Cheese
With this easy homemade recipe, one bite is a one-way ticket to flavorland. You get the beef, cheese, onions, bell pepper and spices in every single bite you take. It’s absolutely incredible!
17. 10-Minute Beef Teriyaki Skillet
Got a little time to prepare breakfast, lunch or dinner? You’ve got the perfect solution in this 10-minute beef teriyaki skillet recipe. With quick-cooking ground beef, and a few spices and seasonings, meal ready in a jiffy!
18. Mexican Stuffed Shells
When cooked right, these jumbo-sized pasta shells are soft and loaded with oozing cheese and decadent perfectly-spiced ground beef. A mouthful of a piece of Mexican stuffed shell will send you off to gustatory heaven!
19. Slow Cooker Cabbage Rolls In Tomato Sauce
Cabbage rolls are not exactly a quick recipe but the finished dish is well worth your effort. Wrapping up the ground beef and other ingredients in cabbage leaves can be tricky but you’ll get it with practice.
20. Swedish Meatballs
Who doesn’t love Swedish meatballs? I think every meat-eater foodie does. Check out this well-loved Swedish meatball recipe to discover the secrets to creamy and juicy meatballs.
21. Easy Salisbury Steak
Salisbury steak is one fancy name, you’d think it’ll be complicated to make. Well, this recipe isn’t with only ground beef and bread crumbs as basic ingredients, and the seasonings which make the difference.
22. Italian Wedding Soup
Did you notice how most ground beef recipes are either smothered in tomato sauce or creamy white sauce? Well, this one ain’t and by the look of this wholesome Italian wedding soup recipe, I feel warm to the toes already!
23. Best Ever Meat Loaf
Ever had a memory of a distinct flavor from your childhood? Get a taste of this cook’s childhood comfort food–the best-kept secret of her mother’s best meatloaf ever!
You might also want to try this ground beef recipe with cabbages. Find out how in this video:
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in June 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.