Ground Beef Recipes – We’ve compiled 30 ground beef recipes for you to try, and there is something on this list for everyone! We have recipes to make in a pinch and those that require more time.
- 1. Beef Lettuce Wraps
- 2. Taco Pasta
- 3. Homemade Tacos with Ground Beef
- 4. Peruvian Beef Noodles
- 5. Keto Cheeseburger Soup
- 6. Ground Beef Taco Salad
- 7. Instant Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff
- 8. Healthy Sloppy Joes
- 9. Homemade Italian Meatball Sub Dip
- 10. Vietnamese Noodle Stir Fry with Beef
- 11. Aloo Keema (Ground Beef and Potato Curry)
- 12. Beef Picadillo
- 13. Spaghetti and Meatballs
- 14. Instant Pot Beef American Goulash
- 15. Meatballs with Chimichurri Sauce
- 16. Bobotie
- 17. Cheesy Taco Pasta
- 18. Classic Ground Beef Taquitos
- 19. Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls
- 20. IKEA Swedish Meatballs Recipe
- 21. Ultimate Stuffed Peppers
- 22. Vegetable Beef Soup
- 23. Polenta Beef Casserole
- 24. Stuffed Peppers
- 25. Moroccan Meatballs
- 26. Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie
- 27. Jamaican Beef Patties
- 28. Koobideh Kabob
- 29. Zucchini Lasagna
- 30. Ground Beef Tamales
WHAT CAN I MAKE WITH GROUND BEEF?
In my personal life and on places like Facebook and Reddit, I keep seeing the same question- what can I make with ground beef? While it’s an ingredient most people have in their fridge or freezer, it seems that people are always looking for new ways to prepare it. Well, we’ve got you covered!
Ground Beef Recipes (30 Minutes or Less)
1. Beef Lettuce Wraps
Filled with ground beef, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, Sriracha, and homemade hoisin sauce, beef lettuce wraps are held together with butter lettuce for a light meal you’ll love.
2. Taco Pasta
Taco pasta is healthy, cheesy, and delicious; this recipe is the perfect quick 30-minute dinner.
3. Homemade Tacos with Ground Beef
Homemade Tacos with Ground Beef are easy to make and perfect for feeding a crowd.
4. Peruvian Beef Noodles
Peruvian Beef Noodle Soup or Sopa Criolla is made with lean beef, angel hair pasta, and the tempting and subtle heat of aji panca.
5. Keto Cheeseburger Soup
Keto Cheeseburger Soup is a keto take on this all-American comfort food classic creamy, rich soup with ground beef that is family-friendly.
6. Ground Beef Taco Salad
Ground Beef Taco Salad will be your to-go when you want a quick and easy lunch. It’s loaded with tomato salsa, avocado slices, lettuce, and taco-seasoned ground beef.
7. Instant Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff
Instant Pot Ground Beef Stroganoff is fast and effortless without skimping on any of the comforts this delicious signature dish is known for.
8. Healthy Sloppy Joes
These Healthy Sloppy Joes are made with lean ground beef, low-sugar ketchup, BBQ sauce, and low-fat cheese. They’re a healthier version of the classic American Sloppy Joe.
9. Homemade Italian Meatball Sub Dip
Homemade Italian Meatball Sub Dip is a fun twist on a classic meatball sub; it’s easy to make and perfect for a big game or get together!
10. Vietnamese Noodle Stir Fry with Beef
Try Vietnamese Noodle Stir Fry with Beef or Nui Xao Bo! Macaroni pasta is stir-fried with onions, peas, and ground beef in an umami-rich sauce. It’s an easy, comforting, and budget-friendly dish.
Ground Beef Recipes (45 Minutes)
11. Aloo Keema (Ground Beef and Potato Curry)
Our authentic, one-pot Aloo Keema is a delicious combination of seasoned ground meat and potatoes sautéed in tomato, onion, garlic, ginger and warm spices.
12. Beef Picadillo
Cuban Beef Picadillo takes 30 minutes to make, and it’s a great addition to casseroles, soup, or filling for pastries like empanadas; this one-pan meal is simple but delivers a ton of flavor!
13. Spaghetti and Meatballs
Spaghetti and Meatballs are a family favorite! Tender, juicy meatballs cook in a rich tomato sauce- it is comfort food at its best.
14. Instant Pot Beef American Goulash
Instant Pot Beef American Goulash is a great one-pot family-friendly meal for busy nights. Everyone loves a good pasta dish, especially with minimal prep work and almost no cleanup!
15. Meatballs with Chimichurri Sauce
Meatballs with Chimichurri Sauce are flavorful and sure to impress your friends and family!
Enjoy a hearty and comforting Bobotie recipe; it’s made with curried minced beef, fruit, and a savory egg custard topping baked in the oven until golden.
17. Cheesy Taco Pasta
Let’s talk about one-pot Cheesy Taco Pasta. This easy meal comes together in about 30 minutes; full of taco flavor, this pasta is seriously comforting!
18. Classic Ground Beef Taquitos
Classic Ground Beef Taquitos are a hit for get-togethers! Dip this crunchy and delicious appetizer into salsa or guacamole.
19. Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls
These Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls pack all the flavor of traditional stuffed cabbage rolls but without the fuss. Just ground beef browned with onions and cooked with cabbage in a tangy tomato sauce.
Ground Beef Recipes (One Hour)
20. IKEA Swedish Meatballs Recipe
IKEA Swedish Meatballs come together with hand-mixed meatballs and a béchamel sauce flavored with beef broth, fresh parsley, dried dill, and Worcestershire.
21. Ultimate Stuffed Peppers
Ultimate Stuffed Peppers are easy, delicious, and packed with all the good stuff- rice, ground beef, black beans, and corn!
22. Vegetable Beef Soup
Our hearty Vegetable Beef Soup boasts a rich tomato-based broth, ground beef, and fresh vegetables; it’s an easy meal to prepare and makes a filling one-pot dinner.
23. Polenta Beef Casserole
This mouthwatering Polenta Beef Casserole from Slavonia is packed with hidden health benefits to endure long winter months yet light enough to enjoy all summer too!
24. Stuffed Peppers
Easy-baked Stuffed Peppers use green bell peppers, ground beef, tomato soup, rice, and mozzarella cheese.
25. Moroccan Meatballs
Moroccan Meatballs are one of our go-to meatball recipes! Flavored with cumin, paprika, coriander, and cinnamon- meatballs simmer in a tomato gravy with onion, garlic, ginger, and dates.
26. Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie
Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie is comforting, cozy, and packed with vegetables; this wholesome dinner favorite is great for meal prep!
27. Jamaican Beef Patties
Flaky Jamaican Beef Patties are so delicious with thei flaky, turmeric-colored crust and flavorful ground beef and vegetable filling.
Ground Beef Recipes (One Hour and 30 Minutes)
28. Koobideh Kabob
Flavored with onion, salt, pepper, and that’s about it, Koobideh Kabob cooked over open flame is truly a labor of love.
29. Zucchini Lasagna
Zucchini Lasagna is a low-carb take on an Italian classic; this meal is loaded with veggies and has the same flavor as traditional lasagna.
30. Ground Beef Tamales
These Ground Beef Tamales are generously filled with a delicious meat and vegetables mixture flavored in a chili sauce. Super fluffy and moist, those warm tamales are perfect to serve at any gathering.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What makes ground beef taste better?
• Spices: Salt, garlic powder, Taco Seasoning, paprika, cumin, Garam Masala, curry powder, cayenne, red pepper flakes, and Goya.
• Herbs: Cilantro, thyme, oregano, and parsley.
• Sauce: Oil, ghee, soy sauce, oyster sauce, Worcestershire Sauce, and peanut butter.
• Aromatics: Garlic, onions, scallions, and shallots.
How long does ground beef last in the fridge?
Store leftover ground beef in an airtight container; depending on the ingredients the ground beef cooks with, it will keep for 1-2 days.
Sunday 23rd of October 2022
They all look so yummy. I really want to try your beef picadillo recipe. I'm a sucker for olives!
Sunday 23rd of October 2022
Thank you, and beef picadillo is one of our favorites and honestly it's mostly because of the olives! They are so salty and perfect.