Ground Beef Recipes

Looking for a new dinner idea? Beef it up with these family-favorite burger, meat ball, meat loaf, casserole, stuffed pepper recipes and more.

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Hearty Pepperoni Pizza Casserole

Friends and family love my new spin on pizza. Packed with cheeses, meats, and tomatoes, this hearty pasta dish will go fast! Nancy Foust Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
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More Ground Beef Recipes

Calico Burgers

Calico Burgers

Calico Burgers

"On summer Sundays when our children were young, we'd often invite guests for cookouts," recalls Maryann Bondonese of Nazareth, Pennsylvania. "These unique burgers were always a hit."

Meaty Chili Lasagna

Meaty Chili Lasagna

Meaty Chili Lasagna

My mother-in-law has been gone for 20 years, but her recipe is still in great demand at family gatherings and potluck suppers. Serve this lasagna with salad, bread and a light dessert...and you'll satisfy the heartiest appetite.

Chili Stew

Chili Stew

Chili Stew

This thick zippy stew from Amy Short of Lesage, West Virginia is loaded with familiar ingredients, such as ground beef, tomatoes, kidney beans and chili beans. Chili powder and green chilies season it just right.
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You Ain't Nothin' But A Hound Dogs

You Ain't Nothin' But  A Hound Dogs

You Ain't Nothin' But A Hound Dogs

Planning a Fabulous '50s party to surprise my sister for her birthday got me humming. Recalling popular songs from the decade gave me the idea for a clever name for the chili dogs I served. Like Elvis' tune, they were a big hit! -Judy Nix, Toccoa, Georgia

Beef Tostadas

Beef Tostadas

Beef Tostadas

Chipotle sauce gives these meaty open-faced tacos just the right amount of heat to fire up a fiesta at the dinner table. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Sour Cream Meatballs

Sour Cream Meatballs

Sour Cream Meatballs

You’ll enjoy these tender meatballs draped in a creamy mushroom gravy. “I came across this recipe about 20 years ago at a church function,” says Darlene Komant of Ardrossan, Alberta.

Tacos Deluxe

Tacos Deluxe

Tacos Deluxe

I first tried this recipe in my junior high school home economics class some 20 years ago. As an adult, I wrote home for the recipe and have enjoyed it ever since!—Katie Dreibelbis, Santa Clara, California

Stuffed Bread Boat

Stuffed Bread Boat

Stuffed Bread Boat

While I was up with one of our babies more than 20 years ago, I heard this "secret" family recipe shared on all-night talk show. None of our 12 children or our growing troop of grandchildren ever pass up this special stuffed bread. - Elaine Bent, Middleboro, Massachusetts

Carrot Meat Loaf

Carrot Meat Loaf

Carrot Meat Loaf

We love to take slices of this tasty loaf to the field during harvest season---I either bake it or cook it up quickly in the microwave---it's a real blessing during our busiest time of year.—Irene Knodel, Golden Prairie, Saskatchewan

Donna Lasagna

Donna Lasagna

Donna Lasagna

This traditional lasagna is a real crowd-pleaser. With ground beef, Italian sausage, a from-scratch tomato sauce and a rich cheese sauce, it's hearty and delicious. I get lots of compliments when I put together and share this wonderful dish.—Donna Patterson, Davenport, Iowa

Mother's Pasties

Mother's Pasties

Mother's Pasties

PASTIES were a must years ago when men worked the mines in northern Michigan. The housewives made them in the morning and wrapped them tightly in newspaper so they would stay warm until lunch break. Everyone used to say my mom made the best pasties in the world. This is her recipe. -Vivienne Abraham, Detroit, Michigan

Gyro Salad with Tzatziki Dressing

Gyro Salad with Tzatziki Dressing

Gyro Salad with Tzatziki Dressing

If you're fond of gyros, you'll enjoy this garden-fresh salad showcasing ground lamb, crumbled feta cheese, Kalamata olives, tomatoes and a creamy, tangy dressing.

Taco Salad Soup

Taco Salad Soup

Taco Salad Soup

Savory and satisfying, this thick chili-like soup has a mild taco flavor and eye-appealing color. "It comes together quickly and always brings compliments," says Marylou von Scheele from University Place, Washington. "A meal in itself, the recipe can easily be doubled to make more servings."

Lazy Beef Lasagna

Lazy Beef Lasagna

Lazy Beef Lasagna

Recipe Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff
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