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19 Easy Ground Beef Recipes That Make Dinner A Snap


Let us introduce a culinary chameleon: ground beef! Versatile and nutritious, this humble ingredient can be used to make an array of delicious, quick, and easy dinners that range from burritos and meatloaf to the ever time-saving casserole! Don’t underestimate the power of this kitchen staple ever again!

1. Stuffed Pepper Casserole

This hearty and delicious casserole can be made easily on your stovetop skillet. With a few key ingredients such as ground beef, peppers, and a cheese of your choice, you can’t go wrong with this household favorite. Elements like worcestershire sauce give it an unforgettable flavor!

2. Smothered Beef Burrito

Who doesn’t love a classic Mexican burrito? This recipe takes it to the next level with its additional fun ingredients such as red enchilada sauce and cilantro. Get that zesty Mexican flavor with this incredible loaded burrito recipe.

3. Hamburger Stew

This heartwarming stew is a nostalgic, familiar option you will love throwing together in a pinch. Featuring only a few key ingredients such as tomato soup, ground beef, celery and onions, you can’t go wrong with this effortless stew that is both filling and tasty.

4. Cornbread Taco Bake

Grab all your favorite taco staples and add an exciting twist with your go-to cornbread mix. This bake consists of ground beef, taco seasoning, tomatoes, onions, and your favorite taco toppings. Enjoy a unique take on tacos with this easy oven baked recipe.

5. Cheeseburger French Fry Casserole

Who doesn’t crave a cheeseburger and fries once in a while? This fun alternative to America’s favorite meal is not only easy but it is perfect for satisying that craving. Featuring frozen french fries and a simple skillet ground beef mixture, you will love how nostalgic and tasty this one is.

6. 5-Ingredient Ground Beef Casserole

5 key ingredients are responsible for creating this incredible casserole, perfect to serve at any occasion. Cream of mushroom, cheddar cheese soup, ground beef, frozen potatoes, and cheddar cheese are the only ingredients necessary to enjoy this fantastic casserole!

7. Hamburger Potato Casserole

Soft, cheesy potatoes and hearty ground beef all come together brilliantly in this simple yet delicious recipe. With a can of cream of mushroom soup and thinly sliced potatoes, you can have a casserole that is ready to wow any audience in no time.

8. Stuffed Peppers

Featuring vibrant bell peppers and a simple list of ingredients, you can’t go wrong with this classic stuffed pepper recipe. Making them a simple process that includes pan frying ground beef and adding your favorite marinara, cheese and spices on top.

9. Stuffed Peppers with Sausage 

This fun twist on a classic stuffed pepper offers a mixture of both ground beef and sausage. Hearty and filling, this recipe contains a fun assortment of flavors such as Worcestershire sauce, fresh garlic and onion. This fancier take on stuffed peppers will have you hooked in no time!

10. Hamburger Pasta Casserole

Ground beef with marinara and pasta is one mixture that is universally loved! Gather a few basic ingredients and bake it in the oven for a crispy, hearty meal you will love serving all year round!

11. Mini BBQ Meatloaf

If you want to make several servings out of this well-known classic American dish, you can make mini meatloafs in no time at all. Use your favorite cupcake pan and place the meat mixture into each tin. Top with an incredible glaze and enjoy serving with your favorite pasta or rice!

12. Mini BBQ Bacon Cheddar Meatloaf

Similar to the previous recipe, this bacon cheddar meatloaf is simply divine. With additions such as cheddar, bacon, and zesty chili sauce, this unique and simple recipe is one that will leave your mouth watering.

13. Taco Pizza

Prepare your favorite, familiar taco meat and use it as a pizza topping. With endless topping choices and a flavor we all love, taco pizza is the perfect twist on two universally loved dishes. Some fun topping choices include scallions, sour cream, olives and more!

14. Classic Meatloaf

Mom’s meatloaf was always a hit so why not learn how to make it? Keep it traditional with this easy and nostalgic recipe. Featuring ground beef, onion, egg, and a few key spices, you can’t go wrong with this hearty meal. Top it off with a delicious brown sugar and ketchup glaze!

15. Korean Beef Bowls

Get a touch of Asian cuisine when you make Korean beef and rice bowls. Packed with delicious flavor and containing a mixture of brown sugar and soy sauce, this incredible but simple meal will quickly become your go to. Serve over rice and garnish with scallions for the perfect Asian inspired meal.

16. Ground Beef Enchiladas

Enjoy more Mexican inspired ground beef dishes with this incredible enchilada recipe. Packed with cheesy ground beef, green onions, olives and sour cream, this easy baked recipe will have you craving for more!

17. Ground Beef Wellington

This traditional beef dish typically features a delicious slab of beef, but we’re putting a twist on it with ground beef being the main feature. With additional veggies and spices inside of a flaky, puff pastry, you will love this easier version.

18. Ground Beef Pot Pie

This fun take on a pot pie offers all the same features as a classic one. Beefy broth and hearty vegetables all come together with deliciously browned ground beef inside of a flaky pie crust. This heartwarming, all American meal is one you simply must try!

19. French Meat Pie

Ground beef and pork are mixed with soft potatoes and fragrant allspice for a unique and delicious dish all inside of a perfect pie crust. Easy to make and easy to serve- it’s a no-brainer!

With so many options for ground beef, it’s effortless to discover a recipe worth sharing with your loved ones. From Mexican cuisine to Asian beef bowls, you can’t go wrong with a hearty dish featuring ground beef.