What Recipes Can You Make With Ground Beef

Easy Ideas for Ground Beef

One of those ingredients we almost always have on hand is ground beef. At a fraction of the cost of steak, it gives your food a delicious meaty flavor. Additionally, since the meat is ground up, you can easily stretch it to feed more people by adding chopped mushrooms, grains, or beans. Best of all, we can always find a use for ground beef because it’s a staple in so many of our favorite comfort meals and family-friendly dinners. When you have ground beef on hand, you can make a variety of delectable meals, such as sloppy Joes, stuffed peppers, and meatballs. Take this simple, hearty meat sauce, for example. The beef is simmered with canned tomatoes and seasoned with dried herbs until the flavors blend perfectly. When paired with cooked spaghetti, this is the ideal fuss-free dinner that everyone will enjoy from the pantry.

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Chipotle, beer, and beef combine to create a quick and easy dish called chili.

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Chinese five-spice powder adds a kick to these enchiladas, which are packed with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives, and raisins.

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A Simple Ground Beef Dinner Recipe

Lean ground beef is a versatile protein.

When consumed in moderation—beef is high in protein, iron, zinc, and vitamin B12—and when it’s incorporated into dishes that feature other essential food groups, like vegetables, like ground beef stroganoff, it can be healthful.

My simple ground beef recipes—like this Taco Skillet and this Korean Beef Bowl—are usually inspired by international cuisines.

I never thought to cook beef with something as simple as white potatoes until I came across this easy skillet recipe because I thought the flavor would be bland.

This assumption, huh? This from the same girl who eats a Potato Frittata for lunch three days in a row and who can devour an entire sheet pan of these Oven Roasted Potatoes by herself?

Nice logic, Erin. (Ben would undoubtedly be pleased to provide you with countless examples of my contradictory actions, but we’ll save that for a later post.) Or never. ).

The ingredients on this list may seem simple, but the end product is anything but boring.

The “meat and potatoes” people in your life will definitely approve of this cozy and traditional skillet with ground beef and potatoes, but it’s also intriguing enough to satisfy those who want more from their meal.

We have a ground beef dinner suggestion for everyone!

Check out my Homemade Hamburger Helper, one of my all-time most well-liked ground beef recipes, for another family favorite. Another cozy and traditional ground beef recipe is ground beef casserole.

What Recipes Can You Make With Ground Beef

There are none of the flavors lost in this milder Stroganoff. To give it a little more kick, add a little more Worcestershire.

This 30-minute Frito pie dish is spicy, salty, and cheesy—what more could you ask for?

Crumbled bacon adds a nice crunch to this comforting meal. This beefy dinner is warm, cozy and filling.

I made a pie with cheeseburgers and pizza, my husband’s favorite foods, along with some mayo and dill pickle juice. It’s so good that people who try this cheeseburger pizza always laugh in surprise. —Recipe contributor Angie Zimmerman, Eureka, Illinois.

Similar to sloppy joes, these sandwiches are popular at gatherings. If you want to save some of the filling for later, you can even freeze it.