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Budget Ground Beef Recipes

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Meat Loaf Potato Surprise

Meat Loaf Potato Surprise

Meat Loaf Potato Surprise

Meet the Cook: Although I'm retired after years teaching school, my days continue to be full. So easy dishes like this still are a blessing to me. My husband - who's a meat loaf lover - and I have five grown children and eight grandchildren.—Lois Gallup Edwards, Woodland, California

Double-Decker Burgers

Double-Decker Burgers

Double-Decker Burgers

Marcy Schewe's man-sized sandwich looks as delectable as it tastes. "We like the flavors in the special spread," says the Danube, Minnesota field editor.

Mexican Beef Burgers

Mexican Beef Burgers

Mexican Beef Burgers

"When half the family requested hamburgers and the others wanted tacos, my daughter-in-law and I came up with this compromise," recalls Stanny Barta of Pisek, North Dakota.
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Zesty Hamburgers

Zesty Hamburgers

Zesty Hamburgers

Notes Sue Travnik Schiller of Western Springs, Illinois, "These burgers get their zip from horseradish."

Saucy Pizza Burgers

Saucy Pizza Burgers

Saucy Pizza Burgers

"This burger is simple and tastes like a little bit of Italy," reveals field editor Diane Hixon of Niceville, Florida.

Paul's Burgers on the Grill

Paul's Burgers on the Grill

Paul's Burgers on the Grill

My wife, Julie, sometimes jokes she married for better, for worse and for my cooking! I spent a lot of time in the kitchen while I was growing up and still enjoy doing so today.—Paul Miller, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Pizza Meatballs

Pizza Meatballs

Pizza Meatballs

With mozzarella cheese inside, these tender meatballs taste almost like pizza. Whether I make them for a church potluck or a family gathering, they're a hit with all ages. --Kim Kanatzar, Blue Springs, Missouri

Meatball Pie

Meatball Pie

Meatball Pie

I grew up on a farm, so I took part in 4-H Club cooking activities. I still love to prepare and serve classic, wholesome recipes such as this meat and veggie pie. —Susan Keith, Fort Plain, New York

Best Spaghetti and Meatballs

Best Spaghetti and Meatballs

Best Spaghetti and Meatballs

One evening, we had unexpected company. Since I had some of these meatballs left over in the freezer, I warmed them up as appetizers. Everyone raved! This classic recipe makes a big batch and is perfect for entertaining. —Mary Lou Koskella, Prescott, Arizona

Crispy Beef Tostadas

Crispy Beef Tostadas

Crispy Beef Tostadas

Meet the Cook: I am a self-taught cook whose family had to eat a lot of "mistakes" till I got the right taste! I changed the meat and flavoring many times in this one-dish meal, for example. Now, it's a favorite. I just served it to 24 people at a party. My husband and I have seven grown children and 10 grandchildren. -Joy Rackham, Chimacum, Washington

Inside-Out Brussels Sprouts

Inside-Out Brussels Sprouts

Inside-Out Brussels Sprouts

Meet the Cook: There were seven of us children when I was a girl, and I was the second oldest. I began cooking as soon as I could reach the stove and stir a pot. I'm a widow, so I usually make this for large gatherings. It's so quick and easy. The recipe was given to me when my husband and I were caring for foster children who enjoyed beef dishes. I've been fixing it ever since. -Shirley Max, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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