Easy Ground Beef Recipes & Meal Ideas

Looking for recipes using ground beef (or boneless top sirloin or another cut of beef)? Whether it's a crockpot beef stew recipe or leftover roast beef recipes, this is the place to find the most current listing of simple beef recipes. While I don't always need (or want to try) a new recipe, often a few simple ideas will help me get dinner on the table.



make a pot of this Italian Wedding Soup Recipe (or Italian Meatball Soup)

Shepherd's Pie made with ground beef

cook hamburgers and then top with slices of fried feta cheese for a Greek-style burger. Add slices of tomato and lettuce, if you like

Quickest Best Chili Recipe Ever with cornbread

Open-Face Beef & Bean Burrito Recipe

make individual plates of Super Nachos: brown ground beef and season it taco-style (either with a prepared packet or a seasoning mix of chili powder, garlic and onion powder, cumin and black pepper). Layer corn chips with some shredded cheese and melt under the broiler. Top with the seasoned beef and then allow each person to customize according to preferences. Offer lots of veggies: shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, sliced green onions, olives, sliced avocadoes. Add condiments as preferred: salsa, sour cream, guacamole (if not using the sliced avocadoes)

use ground beef to make sloppy joes with ground beef – serve open-face on toast

Taco Salad Bowl with beef: brown ground beef with diced onion and bell pepper. Season with taco seasoning packet or a mixture of chili powder, cayenne pepper, granulated onion and garlic and black pepper. Top salad greens with beef, sour cream, salsa and guacamole

Salsa ideas: Green Chile Salsa Recipe or Mango Salsa

sauté beef tips in small amount of olive oil for several minutes. Sprinkle with onion powder and black pepper and continue to cook until done to desired level

serve ground beef hamburgers or cheeseburgers with your favorite toppings (mayo, mustard, ketchup, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles) with this oven roasted potato recipe for French fries


More Easy Beef Recipes:

Crockpot Chili  Ten minutes is all it takes for this crockpot chili recipe that pairs well with leftover rice or baked potatoes (microwave 'em for quick cooking). It's one of the best crockpot chili recipes to customize with favorite twists (corn or jalapeno) or toppings (cheese, sour cream or green onions).


Dutch oven: Greek-style Beef  Easy Dutch oven recipes are ideal for quick meals. Start with one boneless roast, add some tomatoes, olives, red wine and oregano (and garlic, of course!), and you've got the makings of a Greek-isle dinner -- perfect for when you've got a ton of other things to do while it bakes.


Greek Meatballs  These Greek meatballs make enough for a family of 4, with 6-8 leftover for the next day’s lunch. Whip up a little of this easy tomato sauce and you’ve got lunch-meatball sandwiches in a flash. Delicious served with Greek bulgur and Gravy in 1-2-3 too.


Meatloaf Burgers 

Can’t go wrong with classic meatloaf. And this recipe is done start-to-finish in less than half the time of a regular oven-baked loaf.


Taco Soup with Beef  Here's a super way to take the popular taste of tacos and tweak it into a hearty, filling soup. If serving both meat-eaters and vegetarians at the same meal, make two pots of taco soup side-by-side with this meatless vegetarian version.



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