If you have a package of ground beef on hand, but tired of the same-old recipes here are some amazing ground beef recipes that are easy to make. So, take a browse and find some inspiration – there are lots of great choices!
Ground Beef Recipes
Whether it’s pasta dishes, meatballs, soups, or comfort food classics there are so many ways to cook up a package of ground beef. These easy recipes are easy to prep and most are quick to cook! Click on the photo or recipe title to get all the details for each recipe.
GROUND BEEF STROGANOFF – Girl Gone Gourmet | This cozy ground beef stroganoff is easy to make and full of savory rich flavors. The beef sauce is flavored with mushrooms, Dijon mustard, and sour cream. Serve it with tender egg noodles for a comforting weeknight dinner.
SWEET POTATO TACO BOWL – My Kitchen Love | I love a great taco bowl and this one with sweet potatoes and beef looks like a must-try. Dress it up with all your favorite taco toppings like avocado, salsa, and cheese.
SWEET AND SPICY MEATBALL BITES – Girl Gone Gourmet | Meatballs simmered in a super easy 2-ingredient sauce. They make a great appetizer, but you can easily turn them into dinner by serving them with rice and a veggie on the side.
10-MINUTE BEEF TERIYAKI SKILLET – The Seasoned Mom | This teriyaki beef not only takes ten minutes to make and also has just five ingredients. Serve it with rice and garnish with sliced green onions or wrap it up lettuce-wrap style for a simple weeknight dinner.
SLOW COOKER MEATBALLS – Girl Gone Gourmet | These slow cooker meatballs don’t need any precooking – just mix, roll, and drop them in the slow cooker with the sauce. The tomato sauce is also easy to make although you can substitute your favorite store-bought marinara sauce to make it even easier. These soft and juicy meatballs are freezer-friendly and great for sub sandwiches or served with pasta.
TACO CONES – Two Healthy Kitchens | Taco cones! These are your new grab-and-go dinner idea for busy weeknights or game-day get-togethers. Everything you love about regular tacos but rolled-up cone-style for easy portability.
BACON AND GOAT CHEESE SLIDERS – Girl Gone Gourmet | Juicy beef sliders topped with creamy goat cheese, bacon, fresh arugula, and a simple herb mayo. These bacon & goat cheese sliders take just 30-minutes start to finish and are great for game-day, game-night, or a regular weeknight!
BAKED PASTA – An Italian In My Kitchen | What might be just another ordinary baked pasta gets a serious creamy upgrade with the addition of a white sauce that’s drizzled over the top of the pasta and meat sauce before it goes in the oven. This looks like such a cozy and comforting dinner.
CHIPOTLE BEEF LETTUCE WRAPS – Girl Gone Gourmet | A savory taco-style filling made with beef and spicy chipotle peppers wrapped up in tender bibb lettuce and topped with a creamy avocado sauce. These chipotle beef lettuce wraps are how I like to do taco night without the tortillas.
30-MINUTE ONE PAN BEEF PENNE – Girl Gone Gourmet | This ground beef penne uses just one pan and goes from stove to table in 30 minutes. The pasta cooks right in the savory tomato beef sauce and is topped with Parmesan and mozzarella cheese. It’s a favorite weeknight comfort food dish!
BEEF & BACON CABBAGE ROLL STEW – Chef Sous Chef | It’s a little bit sweet and a touch sour and just like traditional cabbage rolls but served up in a cozy soup. Plus there’s bacon in there which is always a good thing.
BEEF AND SWEET POTATO ENCHILADAS – Girl Gone Gourmet | These hearty beef and sweet potato enchiladas are ready to serve in less than an hour! A few key shortcuts make these easy enchiladas doable on a weeknight or make them a day ahead to bake for dinner later. Topped with lots of cheese and sauce these enchiladas are a cozy and comforting dinner.
BEEF BURRITO BOWLS – Girl Gone Gourmet | Easy beef burrito bowls with all the toppings including a creamy burrito sauce and super simple cilantro-lime rice. This dish is full of fresh flavors, can be prepped ahead and is ready in 30 minutes!
GROUND BEEF, KALE, & SWEET POTATO SKILLET – Garden in the Kitchen | Some nights you need something fast and this ground beef skillet with fresh kale and sweet potatoes is definitely a recipe to add to your must-make list. It has a short ingredient list and takes only 30 minutes to get on the table.
TACO SALAD – Girl Gone Gourmet | Ground beef taco salad tossed in a homemade Catalina dressing with a chili twist. Loaded with veggies, beans, and cheese this taco salad is a 30-minute weeknight dinner that’s full of fresh flavors.
ONE-PAN SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE – Girl Gone Gourmet | Spaghetti bolognese goes from a weekend kitchen project to weeknight go-to dinner thanks to a few key shortcuts that help get dinner on the table in less than an hour. Italian sausage and ground beef cook together in a simple short-cut sauce brightened with a pop of sun-dried tomatoes and fresh herbs. It’s hearty and comforting with minimal clean-up.
SHEET PAN MINI MEATLOAVES – Strawberry Blondie Kitchen | Why make a giant meatloaf that takes forever to bake when you can make individualized meatloaves that bake on a sheet pan along with fresh green beans? Such a great idea.
SALSA VERDE TACO SOUP – Girl Gone Gourmet | Salsa verde taco soup made with fresh tomatillos, green chile, brown rice, and ground beef. It’s a small-batch recipe for two that you can make on the stovetop or in an Instant Pot. It’s garnished just like tacos with a dollop of sour cream and a quick and easy guacamole.