Ground beef is not only for the burgers. Check out these delightfully delicious recipes to celebrate ground beef!
When you think ground beef, you probably think burgers. But there’s so much more to this ingredient, and there are so many tasty recipes you can make with it. We encourage you to venture to the world of ground beef and add more than one recipe to your dinner rotation.
Check out these 48 recipes and enjoy cooking!
Homemade Swedish Meatballs with Egg Noodles Recipe for Two
These Homemade Swedish Meatballs are tender, soft, and juicy, nestled on a bed of egg noodles and smothered in creamy, savory brown gravy. See this article for the complete recipe.
Enchilada Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
This is a delicious recipe for enchilada stuffed sweet potatoes. See the link for the complete instructions.
Easy Cheesy Beef Goulash
When you need an easy dinner recipe that will please the whole family, try whipping up some old fashioned goulash. Everyone loves this hodgepodge of macaroni noodles, ground beef, tomatoes, cheese, and seasonings. This easy beef goulash recipe is the perfect go-to for any night of the week.
Ground Beef Meat Pie
This easy recipe for ground beef meat pie is keto and low carb. This crustless meat pie is big on the beef flavor and contains no starchy fillers. See the link for the method.
Quick Asian Beef Ramen Noodles
Asian Beef Ramen Noodles made with caramelized ground beef, a tangle of noodles and a secret four ingredient Asian sauce, finished with sesame seeds. See this article for the cooking instructions.
Phyllo Meat Pie (Egyptian Goulash)
What a delicious recipe for phyllo meat pie (Egyptian goulash). Follow the link for the cooking instructions.
Best Ever Smothered Wet Burritos
These beef and bean wet burritos are smothered with red sauce and melted cheese. Top with your favorites such as guacamole, sour cream, lettuce, onion, and tomatoes. Follow this link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
Ground Beef Stuffed Green Bell Peppers with Cheese
Recipe including cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, green pepper, ground beef, long-grain rice, onion, salt, water, Worcestershire sauce. See this link for the method.
Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells
Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells made with ground beef, cheddar, bell peppers and onions with a creamy sauce to drizzle over the shells when they’re done. See this link for the complete instructions.
Easy Ground Beef Wellington
This easy beef wellington recipe utilizes ground beef and puff-pastry dough to keep it inexpensive and easy for anyone to make. Perfect for special occasions and weekend dinners. Follow this link for the cooking method.
Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadillas
Simple, no-fuss Quesadillas that are slightly crispy, totally cheesy and amazingly delicious. These Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadillas are fantastic. See the link for the method.
Check out an amazing four ingredient meatloaf. See the link for the cooking instructions.
Easy Beef Empanadas
These easy to make Beef Empanadas are worth a second look with updated post text and all new images. These Beef Empanadas are also extremely easy to make and are a great addition to any tapas or party menu. Follow the article for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
Greek Burgers with Spinach, Feta, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
These healthy Greek burgers are made using ground beef mixed with spinach, feta, and sun-dried tomatoes, plus drizzled with a delicious tzatziki sauce. Lots of meat options here, and you can replace the beef with turkey, chicken, lamb, or even bison. A fantastic summertime grilling or stovetop recipe.
Ground Beef Stuffed Pepper Skillet
This Ground Beef Stuffed Pepper Skillet is filled with all the flavors of traditional stuffed peppers but made in just one pan in less than 30 minutes. See this link for the complete cooking instructions.
Sweet Potato and Ground Beef Bowl
Take a journey into South American cuisine with this delicious and quick bowl. Follow this article for the complete method.
Ground Beef Carbonara an Easy Flavorful Pasta
Creamy, meaty and flavorful this Ground Beef Carbonara is a big family hit full of flavor and goodness that no one can resist. See the article for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Classic Ground Beef Taquitos
Crunchy and delicious Mexican appetizers. Dip them into salsa or guacamole, and it’s like a piñata breaking in your mouth. See this article for the instructions.
Beef and Rice with Veggies
A quick, fabulous midweek meal – this ground Beef and Rice is made by browning ground beef, then cooking it with flavored rice and loads of veggies. See the link for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Salisbury Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes
What a terrific Salisbury meatballs and mashed potatoes recipe. Follow the link for the cooking method.
Ground Beef and Potato Casserole
Easy Ground Beef and Potato Casserole recipe. Like a hamburger all in one dish. The ultimate quick weeknight comfort food. See this article for the complete method.
Loaded Potato Meatloaf Casserole
Delicious meatloaf topped with garlicky mashed potatoes, melted cheese, and bacon. See this article for the instructions.
Spicy Beef and Cucumbers with Black Vinegar
Never cooked cucumbers before? This recipe should convince you to give the method a try, especially when they’re quickly tossed in a hot pan and kept crisp, as they are here. See the link for the complete cooking method.
Stuffed Eggplant with Crispy Beef
Custardy eggplant, sweet-tart pomegranate, creamy garlic yogurt, and crispy beef. Follow this article for the complete instructions.
10-Minute Beef Teriyaki Skillet
You only need 5 ingredients, one skillet and about 10 minutes to pull together an easy Beef Teriyaki dinner that will rock your over-scheduled-world. See this article for the complete cooking method.
Grape Jelly Meatballs Slow Cooker
Have you ever tried grape jelly meatballs? It’s actually a very popular appetizer, but this recipe is going to be much healthier than most thanks to carefully chosen ingredients, including grass-fed beef and homemade barbecue sauce. Follow this link for the method.
Slow Cooker Poor Man’s Stew
Looking for a budget meal this week? Make this Poor Man’s Stew for $6.24 and it feeds 5 people. See this article for the instructions.
Pressure Cooker Low Carb Ground Beef Shawarma
Pressure Cooker Low Carb Ground Beef Shawarma with vegetables is an easy, delicious, low carb one-pot meal that is flavorful, and super family-friendly. Follow this link for the cooking instructions.
Loaded Mediterranean Beef Rice Bowl
Spiced beef, hummus, cucumber slices, yogurt sauce, pickled red onion, and feta are served over brown rice for a loaded Mediterranean Beef Rice Bowl recipe that will fill you up. Follow this article for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Hummus Dinner Bowls with Spiced Ground Beef and Tomatoes
Hummus is a great base for a weeknight dinner. Top each serving off with crispy spiced beef and a fresh tomato salad and dig in, with pita or without. Follow this link for the method.
Skillet Zoodles and Meatballs
Joining the zoodle revolution is easy with this classic skillet meatball recipe. The swap from starchy noodles to light zucchini zoodles is guaranteed to fill you up without weighing you down. See this article for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Cream cheese in the ricotta filling and a splash of cream in the sauce give this classic Italian baked pasta an added richness. See the link for the complete cooking instructions.
Black Bean and Beef Enchilada Casserole
Black Bean and Beef Enchilada Casserole (with pinto beans, black beans, green chili peppers, cheese, and green onions) – quick and easy-to-make dinner, great for leftovers. See this article for the method.
Easy Skillet Lasagna
Best Easy Skinny Skillet Lasagna takes just 30 minutes to make in just one pot – even the pasta is made in the same pan. See the article for the cooking method.
Beef and Stout Skillet Pie
A store-bought crust makes this one-pan beef pie even easier, and the hearty filling is sure to make for a family favorite. Follow the article for the cooking method.
Italian Polenta Casserole
With our freeze-now, serve-later dishes, you can give your family a comfy meal on even the busiest weeknight. This Italian casserole delivers comfort with creamy polenta and a hearty tomato ragu studded with spicy sausage and eggplant. See this link for the complete method.
The Best Sloppy Joes Ever
How to make The Best Sloppy Joes Ever. The key is simple, easy ingredients and a couple of key ingredients! This recipe is a keeper. Follow this article for the complete cooking instructions.
Cheesy Beef Skillet Dinner
Amazing one pot Cheesy Beef Skillet Dinner that’s ready in half an hour! Perfect for those busy weeknight meals. See this article for the instructions.
Baked Ziti Recipe with Ground Beef and Italian Sausage
This is an easy baked ziti casserole with ground beef, Italian sausage and three kinds of cheese. This popular recipe is a full meal in one dish. See the link for the complete cooking instructions.
Maple Glazed Bacon-Wrapped Mini Meatloaves
A mini meatloaf made with beef, pork, and mushrooms are wrapped with bacon and brushed with maple syrup for salty sweet goodness. Follow the article for the cooking method.
Ground Beef Stroganoff
Easy one pot Beef Stroganoff made with browned ground beef and caramelized mushrooms. Hearty, satisfying and packed with flavor. See the link for the complete instructions.
Moussaka is to the Greek what Lasagna is to Italians. A rich tomato meat sauce layered with eggplant instead of pasta sheets and topped with a thick layer of béchamel sauce, this traditional Greek recipe. Follow the article for the complete cooking method.
Whether you use this for a quick midweek meal or a slow-cooked weekend indulgence, this Bolognese sauce is rich, thick and has tons of flavor. See the article for the complete cooking instructions.
Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli say that dried currants and pine nuts make these meatballs distinctly Sicilian. See the article for the cooking method.
Cowboy-Style Beef and Vegetable Ragout
Think of this savory meat sauce as a cross between beef stew and sloppy joe filling. Add pearl onions to soups and stir-fries, or saute in a skillet with a little olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and sugar. The perfect pairing for this ragout is our Cauliflower Polenta. Follow the article for the cooking method.
Burger Patty Salad
We love the richness that a little ground lamb offers, but you can use all beef or even ground turkey instead. Follow this link for the complete cooking instructions.
Easy Ziti Bake
What a delicious recipe for easy Ziti bake. Follow this article for the recipe.
Beef ‘n’ Rice Enchiladas
Check out these delicious beef ‘n’ rice enchiladas. See the link for the complete cooking instructions.