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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One-Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

When the weather's too chilly to grill burgers, I whip up a big pot of this cheesy pasta. Believe it or not, it tastes just like a bacon cheeseburger, and it's much easier for my young children to enjoy. —Carly Terrell, Granbury Texas

Cocktail Mushroom Meatballs

Tide over even the biggest appetites with beef-and-pork meatballs in a chunky mushroom sauce. Larger portions served over noodles or...


Beefy Noodle Casserole

When life calls for a potluck dish or family event, we stir up a batch of beef and noodles. That’s...


Power Lasagna

When my husband and I wanted to live healthier, our first step was to eat more power foods, such as...


Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce

Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce, a classic meaty main dish, come from Donna Bennet of Bramalea, Ontario. She writes,"This is the best...

Saucy Beef & Cabbage Supper

My beef and cabbage supper began as an idea for a gluten-free Reuben sandwich. We also make this dish with...


Ground Beef Chili

Everyone who tastes my chili comments that it is restaurant-quality. It's especially good with homemade corn bread. I have always...

Minestrone

Vegetables and herbs fresh from my garden make this one of our favorite soups. This recipe makes a lot, so...


Chicken Escarole Soup with Meatballs

This is an old recipe from southern Italy. My mother gave it to me when I was first married. It...


Cabbage Soup

My husband was never too fond of cabbage—until the first time he tried this cabbage soup recipe from my aunt....


Meatball & Pasta Soup

When we do manage to get cold weather in California, I stir up this power-packed soup that encourages my guys...

Hearty Ragu Bolognese

My robust ragu combines ground beef, sausage and chicken. Serve it over any type of pasta or baked or fried...


One-Pot Meaty Spaghetti

I used to help my mom make this when I was growing up, and the recipe stuck. It was a...


One-Pot Beef & Pepper Stew

I’m a fan of green veggies. If it’s green, it belongs in my hearty beef stew. We serve it with...


Beef Bolognese with Linguine

After much research, tasting and tweaking, I finally came up with this beef bolognese recipe, based on a dish from...


Spaghetti for 100

Spaghetti for 100 comes from Marilyn Monroe of Lansing, Michigan. "A club I belong to used this main dish for...

Beef Lentil Soup

You can prepare this soup as the main course in a hearty lunch or dinner. But on cold winter evenings...


One-Pot Spinach Beef Soup

My idea of a winning weeknight meal is this beefy soup that simmers in one big pot. Grate some Parmesan...


My Best Spaghetti & Meatballs

One of my favorite childhood memories is going to the Old Spaghetti Factory with my family and ordering a big...


One-Pot Saucy Beef Rotini

My husband loves pasta; I cringe over the messy dishes. On Spaghetti Day, as he calls it, I make a...


One-Pot Chilighetti

Grab your stockpot for my meal-in-one chili and spaghetti. I’ve got a large family, and this hearty pasta takes care...


Hearty Pasta Fagioli

Here's an Italian favorite made easier by using prepared spaghetti sauce and canned broth for the flavorful base. —Cindy Garland,...


Southwestern Goulash

I had some extra cilantro in the fridge and didn't want to throw it away. Instead, I came up with...


Spaghetti Meatball Supper

It was such a joy to come home and find my mom making spaghetti and meatballs for dinner. This recipe...

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Calabrian Holiday Soup

My family is from the Italian region of Calabria; our version of Italian wedding soup has been handed down through...


Italian Veggie Beef Soup

My sweet father-in-law, Pop Pop, would bring this chunky soup to our house when we were under the weather. We...


Spice-Up-My-Life Chili

My big-batch chili will spice things up and keep you warm on a crisp winter day. Serve with a side...