Ground beef is one of those things that I always stock up on. I usually buy a big package and then portion it into smaller packages to freeze.
I love having ground beef on hand because it's so versatile! From burgers to tacos to casseroles to chili, ground beef makes an appearance on our table at least a couple of times a week.
If you've been on the hunt for ways to use your ground beef, this round up is for you! I've scoured the web and found 75 delish ground beef recipe ideas to give you and your family ground beef recipe inspiration all year long!
Ground Beef Dinner Ideas
1. Homemade Sloppy Joes
Homemade Sloppy Joes are easy to make, only require one skillet, and are on the table in 25-minutes. The whole family will love them!
2. Crescent Roll Taco Pizza
Two tubes of crescent roll dough, ground beef, taco seasoning, cream cheese, and some veggies are all you need to make Crescent Roll Taco Pizza.
3. Thai Beef Bowl with Garlic and Spinach
This easy Thai beef bowl with garlic and spinach over brown rice is an easy dinner recipe that will just take you 20 minutes from start to finish.
4. Keto Low Carb Lasagna Bowls
5. Mongolian Ground Beef Noodles
This Easy Mongolian Ground Beef Noodles recipe comes together in 15 minutes and is one of the most delicious meals you will make this year.
Stuffed Pepper Soup is an easy to make, hearty and family-friendly soup that features all of the flavors of classic oven-baked stuffed peppers.
7. Southern Baked Spaghetti
This Southern Baked Spaghetti contains several indulgent layers of rich and meaty Bolognese, pasta and luscious cheesy creamy filling making this THE dish to serve at every potluck, game day and celebration you have!
8. American Goulash
American Goulash is an easy, one-pot, classic comfort food made with ground beef, tomatoes, and macaroni noodles.
9. Shepherd’s Pie
This is an easy, classic Shepherd's pie recipe that is made from a creamy mashed potato crust and ground lamb and veggie filling, simmered into a delicious sauce. It's hearty, filling and delicious!
10. One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese
What do you get when your favorite comfort foods hang out? Simple and delicious One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese! An easy weeknight dinner without any extra dishes or mess!
11. Mushroom Ground Beef Stroganoff
Mushroom Ground Beef Stroganoff is a budget-friendly, easy to make, creamy, comfort food classic that will take the stress out of cooking dinner on a busy weeknight!
12. Classic Stuffed Peppers
Classic Stuffed Peppers are a delicious retro recipe. Bell peppers stuffed with a flavorful meat & rice mixture, baked with a tasty tomato sauce, and topped with cheese.
13. Easy Homemade Spaghetti O’s
Easy Homemade Spaghetti O’s are a family favorite! Made with tomato sauce, spices, and ground beef. Fun large ring pasta noodles complete this meal!
14. One-Pan Cheesy Pasta Bolognese
Calling all pasta lovers! There is no question that pasta dishes are one of the best comfort foods. Especially, when it doesn’t require a lot of time, effort or making a mess in the kitchen.
15. Philly Cheesesteak Style Sloppy Joes
This recipe has a combination of meat and vegetables on an easy sandwich that even picky eaters enjoy! Using the Instant Pot makes this easy family meal so convenient!
16. Classic Slow Cooker Beef Chili
This Classic Slow Cooker Beef Chili is super easy to make, family-friendly, and perfect for feeding a crowd. Load it up with all of your favorite chili toppings like cheddar cheese, Fritos corn chips, and cool sour cream!
17. Korean Ground Beef Bowl
Korean Ground Beef Bowl combines all the delicious flavors of Korean BBQ in under thirty minutes. With notes of sweet and tangy, this simple dish is a great way to make dinner easier!
18. Cheeseburger Bombs
If you love all the flavors of a classic cheeseburger with all the fixings, you will absolutely LOVE these Cheeseburger Bombs.
19. Gluten-free Cheeseburger Soup
Gluten-free Cheeseburger soup is a cheesy soup that’s full of beef and potatoes, with a few veggies hidden too! This comforting gluten-free soup is a family favorite!
20. One Pot Beef and Quinoa Chili
Chilis are a true comfort dish and this one-pot beef and quinoa chili does not disappoint. It is full of goodness and the fact that it is all made in one pot is a bonus.
21. Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup
Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup is a hearty, comforting, and easy-to-prepare meal that will warm you right up on a chilly winter day.
22. Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Sweet and sour meatballs are a simple meatball recipe covered in a tangy sauce made from simple ingredients you already have in your pantry. These meatballs make a simple dinner served over rice or a quick appetizer for a get-together!
23. Ground Beef Tacos
Classic, delicious, and a million times better than fast-food tacos, these homemade Ground Beef Tacos are filled with perfectly seasoned ground beef, fresh lettuce, cheese, and tomatoes all stuffed inside crunchy taco shells.
24. Cajun Dirty Rice
Cajun dirty rice is a spicy and tasty main dish from Louisiana, traditionally made with white rice, ground beef, seasonings, vegetables, and chopped chicken livers (optional), from which it gets its “dirty” color
25. Crock Pot Tater Tot Casserole
Delicious Crock Pot Tater Tot Casserole Recipe is filled with hamburger, cheese, and tater tots. This recipe is super easy to make and tastes amazing. 6 ingredients and the slow cooker does most of the work.
26. Kari's Simple Stuffed Peppers
Kari's Simple Stuffed Peppers is the best stuffed peppers recipe out there! These oven-baked stuffed peppers are a family favorite made with ground beef, rice, and lots of cheese.
27. One Pan Beef Enchilada Pasta
Beef Enchilada Pasta is made with ground beef, enchilada sauce, seasonings, and cheddar cheese all in just one pot. It’s a family-friendly meal that’s quick and easy for busy weeknights.
28. Spanish Meatballs with Tomato Sauce
These Spanish meatballs with tomato sauce are a Mediterranean twist to your regular meatballs. They are full in flavor and easy to make.
29. Unstuffed Pepper Skillet
Unstuffed Pepper Skillet with Ground beef is seasoned perfectly with your favorite Mexican spices, white rice, and crunchy bell peppers. This easy one-pan meal is ready for the family to enjoy in under 30 minutes!
30. Instant Pot Chili Mac
Instant Pot Chili Mac brings together the best of chili and mac and cheese all in one meal! Made with ground beef, pasta, cheese and chili seasonings, this fast one-pot recipe is sure to become a family favorite!
31. Cheeseburger Roll-Ups
Cheeseburger Roll-Ups put a fun spin on burger night. They will make the whole family happy with their crisp, buttery outside and delicious cheeseburger filling!
32. Easy Lasagna Rolls
Easy Lasagna Rolls combine the classic flavors of lasagna, but without all of the prep work. With just a few ingredients, this hearty comfort dish is ready in 30 minutes!
33. Cheeseburger Skillet Casserole
This one-pot Cheeseburger Skillet Casserole is just like that boxed cheeseburger macaroni we all loved as kids, but only better because it is homemade. It’s an easy and delicious budget-friendly dinner idea.
34. Easy Classic Meatloaf
Easy Classic Meatloaf is delicious and tastes like the one mom made. It is very easy to make a meatloaf that is tasty and filling and will feed the family.
35. Simple Beef and Shells Skillet
This Simple Beef and Shells skillet is a perfect ground beef pasta recipe the whole family will love! Ready in under 30 minutes, this easy cheesy pasta dinner is packed with spinach, tomatoes and just the right amount of Italian Seasoning.
A Guaca-Taco Bar is the ultimate way to feed tacos to a crowd! Crunchy taco shells are baked in the oven, stuffed with taco meat, and then wrapped with a guacamole smothered flour tortilla to make Guaca-Tacos.
37. Middle Eastern Lettuce Wraps
These Lettuce Wraps have all the spices and flavors of the Middle East. They are also Whole30 compliant, gluten free and low-carb! Lamb is traditional, but ground beef or turkey would be a fine substitute!
38. Cheesy Beef Tortellini Skillet
This Cheesy Beef Tortellini Skillet is a simple, one pan meal that’s bursting with flavor. Loaded with ground beef, spices, tortellini, and cheese, this easy meal is family-friendly and so delicious!
39. Sloppy Janes
Gourmet Sloppy Joes have a touch of red wine vinegar and fresh veggies in the sauce and are served on a French baguette. That’s why they’re simply the best and known as Sloppy Janes at our house!
40. Beef Chow Mein
This easy and hearty Beef Chow Mein is great for weeknight dinners. A complete meal cooked in just one pot with beef mince, rice, and vegetables.
41. Bacon and Cheese Stuffed BBQ Burgers
Bacon and Cheese Stuffed BBQ Burgers will be the highlight of your next barbecue! These juicy burgers stuffed with American cheese and bacon are topped with grilled onions and a zesty barbecue mayo burger sauce.
42. Smoky Bacon Chili and Mashed Butternut Squash
This rich and hearty Smoky Bacon Chili is perfect for the Super Bowl, any game day feast, or your weekly meal prep. Plus it includes Instant Pot, slow cooker and Whole30 options!
43. Cheesesteak Style Sloppy Joes
Cheesesteak Style Sloppy Joes are packed with flavors reminiscent of a cheesesteak sandwich. Made with ground beef, these quick and easy sloppy joes sandwiches are filled with bell pepper and onion, then topped with melty cheese.
44. Smothered Burritos
Smothered Burritos are a delicious dinner if you love burritos and enchiladas. Seasoned ground beef wrapped in flour tortillas and smothered in a sour cream sauce for a hearty dinner to add to your weekly menu.
45. Southern Style Spaghetti Bolognaise Sauce
I love a good pasta sauce, and this simple spaghetti bolognaise is so saucy and flavorful that you will want to make it often.
46. Homemade Meat Sauce
Homemade meat sauce is baked in the oven for a deep and rich tomato, garlic, and herb flavor. It is the best meat sauce ever and perfect spooned over your favorite pasta and topped with grated parmesan cheese!
47. Scrambled Egg Ground Beef Casserole
KETO Scrambled Egg Ground Beef Casserole recipe that’s easy to make! This baked ground beef casserole is low carb and you can make ahead overnight if you’d like! It’s packed with vegetables and sprinkled with cheddar cheese!
48. Keto Beef Stuffed Cabbage Soup
Want all the flavors of beefy-stuffed cabbage but none of the fuss or carbs?? No worries my Keto Beef Stuffed Cabbage Soup will cure your craving in just 15 minutes!
49. Spicy Beef Stir Fry
This spicy beef stir fry is perfect for a quick meal! Using ground beef, mushrooms, eggplant and spicy chili oil, it comes together in just 20 minutes.
50. Easy Cincinnati Chili Recipe
This Cincinnati chili recipe is a delicious homemade version of the infamous Skyline chili that you can make at home. And with just a few steps to make, it’s one of the easiest family dinners you’ll make all year.
51. Easy Spaghetti Casserole
This Easy Spaghetti Casserole is made with three kinds of cheese and a simple meat sauce. The whole family will love this easy dinner recipe!
52. Salisbury Steak Meatball Noodle Skillet
These homemade Salisbury Steak Meatballs over Reames Frozen Egg Noodles are pure comfort food!! Tender juicy meatballs are served in a rich onion and mushroom gravy served over delicious noodles.
53. Zucchini Lasagna
Zucchini lasagna is a fresh take on a classic comfort food dish. It’s loaded with veggies, but still has the rich flavors and scrumptious texture of a traditional lasagna. Top it off with some grated parmesan cheese and basil leaves, and you’ll have the perfect weeknight meal for the whole family.
54. American Chop Suey
Delicious beef mixed with spices, veggies, diced tomatoes, and yummy elbow pasta makes one great meal.
55. Bombay Bowls with Tiki Sauce
I have to admit that the idea of combining meat with cinnamon and mango wasn’t something I would generally toss together in my kitchen – however they work beautifully together.
56. Mozzarella Stuffed Pizza Meatloaf Muffins
Mozzarella Stuffed Pizza Meatloaf Muffins are a pizza-fied twist on my family's favorite meatloaf muffin recipe, complete with a cheese-stuffed center, cute mini pepperonis, and RAGÚ® Homestyle Sauce. They will be a meal your whole family will love!
57. Beef and Broccoli Bake
Beef and broccoli is one of those classic combinations that never gets old. Whether the first time you tried it was at a Chinese restaurant or it is something your family has been making for decades, it is a staple that you can easily add to your menu plan without any major changes to your shopping list.
58. Cronbread Chili Casserole
Made in a cast iron skillet, this cornbread chili is made with Trader Joe’s or Jiffy mix and ground beef. It is a fantastic meal on a cold day and contains everything you need in one dish.
59. Keto Italian Ground Beef and Cauliflower Skillet
This Italian Ground Beef and Cauliflower Skillet is a family-friendly, easy-to-make recipe that’s perfect for busy weeknights. Chunks of cauliflower and ground beef are cooked in a creamy, tomato-based sauce, then topped with plenty of mozzarella cheese and fresh parsley.
60. Beef Lasagna
Beef lasagna with creamy béchamel sauce and cheese. Nothing too fancy but definitely the world’s best lasagna!
61. Cheeseburger Mac and Cheese
Cheeseburger Mac and Cheese is a cheesy and filling casserole that is a mash-up of two all-American favorites: the cheeseburger and baked macaroni and cheese.
62. Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole
Bring the family together around the dinner table to enjoy this warm and comforting Cheesy Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole! It’s sure to become a meal they request over and over again!
63. Taco Pasta
The flavors of tacos combined with pasta makes for a delicious meal that’s great for busy weeknights. Just 30 minutes until this one pot dish is on the table!
64. Chow Mein Casserole
Chow Mein Casserole, also known as Minnesota Hotdish, is classic midwestern casserole comfort! This ground beef and rice casserole with creamy soup and a crunchy chow mein noodle topping is super easy to throw together or can be made ahead and frozen!
65. Zucchini Noodle Spaghetti Bolognese
This zucchini noodle spaghetti bolognese is reminiscent of a good Italian beef ragu, but it’s gluten-free and grain-free thanks to zucchini noodles.
66. Sheet Pan Meatballs and Sausage
Sheet Pan Meatballs and Sausage that are perfectly cooked in the oven can be simmered in pasta sauce, served on crusty rolls as subs, or frozen for quick and easy meals later. You will love this recipe!
67. Taco Soup
Taco soup is guaranteed to be a family favorite. Made with ground beef, black beans, corn, and tomatoes it’s healthy, incredibly easy (only takes 30 minutes) and naturally gluten-free.
68. Hamburger Corn Casserole
A comforting, hearty casserole filled with creamy noodles, corn, and hamburger, topped with crusty, buttery bread crumbs. The family will devour this in a hurry!
69. Gourmet Meatloaf with Mozzarella and Sun-dried Tomatoes
Gourmet Meatloaf with Mozzarella and Sun-dried Tomatoes is also stuffed with Parmesan cheese, onion, fresh basil and uses oatmeal so it’s healthier and gluten-free. Whether you make muffins, meatballs or a full-size loaf, it’s a “gourmet” recipe your family will beg for again and again!
70. Shipwreck Casserole
This ground beef casserole or commonly called Shipwreck Casserole is a comfort food meal that always gets rave reviews.
71. Cheeseburger Pie
All of the classic burger flavors translated into a perfect-for-fall pie.
72. Jalapeño Cream Cheese Burgers
Jalapeño Cream Cheese Burgers have all the cheesy, spicy goodness of a jalapeño popper stuffed inside of a big juicy burger.
73. Cheeseburger Pie
Skinny Moussaka is a lightened up version of the classic Greek eggplant-based casserole.
74. Cheesy Beef and Butternut Squash Pasta Bake
Uniquely different, rich, hearty and fabulously good.
75. Meatloaf Muffins
Meatloaf Muffins are perfectly moist little meatloaves packed with fresh chopped veggies that are baked in a muffin tin in just 25 minutes.