40+ Ground Beef Recipes

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Once again, dinnertime is coming and you have 1 pound of ground beef to use. How will you use it tonight? Cheesy Taco Pasta? Cabbage Rolls? Taco Soup? If you’re in a rut and need some fresh ideas to your weekly rotations, look no further! Today, I bring to you more than FORTY delicious ground beef recipes from my site that are sure to please.

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No matter what you decide to make from this collection of ground beef recipes tonight, I’m sure your family will love it! Enjoy, friends! 🙂

korean-beef on lettuce

Korean Beef

This Korean Beef recipe is simple, tasty, and perfect for when you only have a minutes to get dinner on the table. Serve in lettuce cups or over rice.

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Beef Enchiladas

Zesty beef wrapped in soft flour tortillas then drenched in red enchilada sauce and baked with melty cheese, these are my favorite Beef Enchiladas

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Taco Rice

With just a handful of everyday ingredients, you can have dinner on the table lickety split. Taco Rice has ground beef, rice, tomato soup, seasoning and cheese made all in one skillet. Serve with tortilla chips, Fresh Tomato Salsa, sour cream and lettuce for a well rounded meal.

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Tostada Bites

This Tostada recipe is a cute Mexican-inspired appetizer perfect for any party or tailgate! Super simple and easy to make!

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Cheesy Taco Pasta

Cheesy Taco Pasta is a delicious step up from boxed dinners! This quick and easy dinner is made with cheddar cheese, ground beef, taco seasoning, your favorite salsa and tossed with noodles. Dinner is ready in just 15 minutes and its full of flavor the whole family will love.

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Taco Casserole

This Easy Taco Casserole Recipe is a family favorite dinner that never gets old. A super simple Mexican casserole filled with ground beef, corn, tortillas, and cheese. Top with your favorite fresh taco toppings for maximum flavor! It’s like a taco in casserole form. It’s the ultimate easy weeknight dinner.

Low Carb Burrito Bowls

Burrito Bowls

This low carb Burrito Bowl recipe means enjoying Mexican food without all the guilt. Or tortillas. Lots of veggies in this recipe, plus all the toppings you can handle.

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Lasagna Dip

Hot, cheesy, meaty, savory, and delicious, this cheesy Lasagna Dip will easily become a crowd favorite. Serve with garlic bread for ultimate flavor!

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Cheeseburger Casserole

This Cheeseburger Casserole is a great family-friendly meal that will fill tummies and make your kitchen smell great.

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

This Swedish Meatball recipe is quick and tasty. With a simple sauce, serve these Swedish Meatballs over egg noodles or rice and potatoes!

Teriyaki Glazed Garlic Kale Meatballs with Mango Avocado Salsa

Teriyaki Meatballs with Mango Avocado Salsa

Add kale to these tasty Teriyaki Meatballs for a little extra nutrition, serve over rice or quinoa then pile high with mango avocado salsa.

Sweet Sour Meatballs the perfect and easiest appetizer ever

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

This Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe is so simple to make and is the perfect appetizer. The odds are you have all the ingredients already on hand!

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs is the quintessential Italian meal that is total comfort food. Slow-cooked, super savory and so delicious!

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Pepperoni Pizza Meatball Sandwich

Hot, bubbly, cheesy, chewy, and crazy good!! This Pizza Meatball Sandwich recipe will knock your socks off.

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Gluten Free Pasta with Spaghetti Meat Sauce

Try this Gluten-Free Pasta with Spaghetti Meat Sauce Recipe! It’s simple to make and just as delicious as its gluten counterpart!

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Spaghetti Stuffed Garlic Bread

When you want a hearty and tasty meal in a hurry, make Spaghetti Stuffed Garlic Bread! You can have dinner on the table in about 30 minutes.

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Easy Meatball Recipe (perfect for any dish!)

Add this basic, easy meatball recipe to your arsenal tonight! Moist and tender meatballs, baked to perfection in the oven that can be adapted and added to nearly any recipe. Whether you’re making spaghetti and meatballs, swedish meatballs or just a simple sweet and sour meatball appetizer, this is the recipe for you.

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Best Meatloaf Recipe

This is the BEST Meatloaf Recipe out there! Moist and delicious, this easy-to-make meatloaf with sweet ketchup glaze will leave you wanting more. Delicious served with mashed potatoes and maple glazed carrots.

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Salisbury Steak

This Salisbury Steak Recipe is a classic dinner that just got better! Flavorful and tender beef patties cooked in a comforting mushroom gravy. It’s a comforting, stick-to-your-ribs meal that everyone will love. 

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Simple Shepherd’s Pie

Nothing heartier than a delicious Shepherd’s Pie! Ground beef, gravy, and vegetables are cooked together and then topped with extra creamy homemade mashed potatoes before baking and serving. A super comforting meal year-round.

Stuffed peppers

Stuffed Peppers

An amazingly savory and sweet Stuffed Peppers recipe, filled with pork, beef, and rice served with a tasty tomato sauce. A hearty, delicious dinner. Enjoy as is, or mop up with bread.

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Cabbage Rolls

This classic Polish Cabbage Roll recipe is made with a ground beef, pork and rice mixture, wrapped in tender cabbage leaves and baked with a simple tomato sauce made from scratch. This warm and filling dish is perfect to enjoy during these colder winter months. 

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Cabbage Roll Soup

This Cabbage Roll Soup is based off my Cabbage Rolls recipe. It is equally hearty and tasty as it is comforting! Made with cooked cabbage, ground beef, rice, tomato sauce and simple seasonings. 

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Baked Ravioli

Pull up a chair and enjoy my Easy Baked Ravioli Recipe! Fresh ravioli is covered in a semi-homemade tomato sauce topped with cheese and then baked until hot and bubbly. Like a cross between Classic Lasagna and Baked Ziti but made in about half the time. Yum!

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Crock Pot Sloppy Joes

This healthier version of Crock Pot Sloppy Joes is packed with tons of veggies {hello zucchini, carrot, and squash} and lean beef! An easy and tasty meal everyone will enjoy! 

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Sloppy Joes

Get the best and easiest homemade Sloppy Joe recipe. Not only does this take less than 20 minutes to make, but it’s the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

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Sweet & Spicy Sloppy Joe Recipe

Creamy, savory, and messy are all the good things that make this Sweet and Spicy Sloppy Joe recipe, with white cheddar, what they should be.

Taco Sloppy Joe with lettuce on a white plate

Taco Sloppy Joes

Get all the flavors of a taco with all the great toppings in a messy sloppy joe dinner with this Taco Sloppy Joes recipe.

crockpot lasagna in slow cooker

Slow Cooker Lasagna

Lasagna just got easier to make with this crockpot version! This Slow Cooker Lasagna recipe features a meaty sauce, three cheeses and uncooked lasagna pasta sheets that are layered and cooked low and slow in a crockpot. Based on my classic Lasagna Recipe, this is a simpler version with less steps because we use raw pasta. 

Best Lasagna Recipe


This is hands down The Best Lasagna Recipe Ever! Easy, cheesy, meaty and so so delicious! It’s the quintessential recipe for feeding a large family or bringing to a potluck. Layer up the hearty meat sauce, different cheeses, and lasagna pasta and then bake until hot and bubbly. 

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Skillet Lasagna

Love Lasagna but hate how long it takes to make it? Try my Skillet Lasagna! This is a shortcut recipe that has all that delicious slow cooked flavor but made in less than half the time of my Classic Lasagna Recipe. Whether you’re making this on a busy weeknight or part of a lovely Sunday dinner, you will love this recipe.

Lasagna Cups...a new way to enjoy lasagna for dinner. Perfect for pasta night!!

Lasagna Cups

Lasagna Cups are filled to the max with delicious sauce and ooey-gooey cheese! They taste just like lasagna and they’re fun to eat!

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Roasted Tomato Bolognese Sauce

This Bolognese Sauce is so tasty! Made with roasted tomatoes and after being cooked for four hours, the flavors are out of this world!

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Taco Soup

This Taco Soup Recipe is healthy, hearty, easy, and delicious, it will make you want to give up tacos completely and commit to just soup! It really is that good.

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Hamburger Soup

This humble and simple Hamburger Soup recipe is the perfect comforting dinner or quick weeknight meal. Filled with ground beef and veggies with a hearty and flavorful broth, this soup will make it to the weekly rotation. 

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Homemade Chili

You’ll never need another Chili Recipe again! This is the most basic, family-friendly, veggie-filled, delicious, one-pot chili recipe ever.

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Lasagna Soup

Lasagna Soup has everything you love about lasagna, all in one bowl. Using many of the ingredients found in my highly rated Lasagna Recipe, this soup is loaded with ground beef, Italian sausage, crushed tomatoes, spinach, ricotta and parmesan cheese, and garnished with fresh basil on top. 

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The Best Burger Recipe

The Best Burger is grilled hot, juicy, and slathered in secret sauce. Of course, the most classic dinner you can make on a grill is a hamburger (or cheeseburger of course)! It never gets old and it tends to taste better the hotter it gets outside. I have the best Burger Recipe out there that results in flavorful, juicy burgers every time! Not to mention, my secret sauce. 

Onion Ring Topped BBQ Bacon Burger

Onion Ring Burger

This Onion Ring Burger is over the top for a delicious weeknight or weekend dinner! Made with bacon, and BBQ sauce too!

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Cheeseburger Sliders

Cheeseburger Sliders are cheesy, juicy and with a little bacon, everything you could want in a slider. These make for a lightning-quick dinner that everyone (and I mean everyone!) will love! 

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Burger Sliders with Blue Cheese

Burger Sliders are topped with red ripe strawberry slices and a cool and creamy blue cheese sauce. 

Green Chile Cheeseburgers

Green Chile Cheeseburger

Top this juicy Green Chile Cheeseburger with a tasty green chile sauce and then pile it high with your favorite burger fixings.

What’s your favorite thing to turn a pound of ground beef into? If you try any of these please let me know in the comments!

Have chicken on hand instead? Check out my 50+ Chicken Recipes roundup!

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