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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Peppered Meat Loaf

I came up with this easy dinner one day while experimenting in the kitchen. Everyone who tries it, loves it! —Laura Burgess, Mount Vernon, South Dakota

Pressure-Cooker Beef and Veggie Sloppy Joes

Because I’m always looking for ways to serve my family healthy and delicious food, I started experimenting with my go-to...


Halloween Feet Loaf

If Bigfoot pays a visit this Halloween, treat him to a larger-than-life meal. This "feet loaf" tastes just like your...


Supernatural Spaghetti

1 review

The idea for this recipe came to me when I saw someone dip a slice of pizza into a pasta...


Butternut Goulash

3 reviews

We make this treasured family goulash recipe using squash from our own backyard. The chili powder and cayenne really warm...

Spirited Spaghetti

Transform this pizza-flavored pasta sauce into something spooky by adding some black food coloring to the pasta water.—Robert Smith, Las...


Trick-or-Treat Turnovers

8 reviews

How cute! Marge Free of Brandon, Mississippi carved these clever pumpkin pastries to feed her hungry bunch at Halloween. The...

Witch’s Hat Soup

5 reviews

Get into the Halloween theme with this cute soup created by our Test Kitchen. With a mix of vegetables, beans...


Easy Halloween Sloppy Joes

21 reviews

My grandma served these sandwiches every time I visited, and when I had children of my own, I made these...


Jack-o’-Lantern Pizzas

Set out a variety of toppings and let the kids decorate their pumpkin-head pizzas. It will be so much fun...


Barbecue Beef Taco Plate

5 reviews

I prepared this hearty appetizer for 200 people at a cookout, and it was gone before I knew it! Everyone...

Worms for Brains

4 reviews

"This is a quick and easy Halloween dish my family has come to expect each year," says Julianna Tazzia from...


Hearty Rye Melts

3 reviews

When we moved from the Midwest to Kentucky, we were invited to a neighborhood gathering where this appetizer was served....


Savory Stuffed Pumpkin

9 reviews

"As soon as pumpkins are available in October, I stock up on them for making this special dish," pens Patricia...


Double-Duty Layered Enchilada Casserole

4 reviews

Here's a heap of cozy comfort. The Taste of Home Test Kitchen took my recipe for chili without beans and...


Hearty Slow-Cooker Chili

3 reviews

When it’s time to build my zesty chili, I combine everything the night before. In the morning, I load the...

Pumpkin Sloppy Joes

9 reviews

When my oldest granddaughter gave me eight of the 50 pumpkins she grew in her backyard, I didn't know how...


Pumpkin Chili

49 reviews

This unique chili freezes well…but it still doesn't last around our farmhouse very long, especially when my five children and...


Meatballs in Barbecue Sauce

24 reviews

This recipe came from my home ec teacher in high school. I enjoy making it because you can throw it...


Jack-o’-Lantern Burgers

5 reviews

It's fun to "carve" cheesy faces on these nicely seasoned burgers I served at my Halloween theme party. Hungry trick-or-treaters...


Goblin Bites

Use vegetable scraps to create ghoulish monster faces on each wonton dip cup. Cut leftover wontons into fun Halloween shapes...


Spooky Shepherd’s Pie

1 review

Don't worry, these ghosts are the friendly kind. Ready-to-go veggies and gravy make this meal prep fast. —Paula Zsiray, Logan,...


Slithering Snake Roll

There’s nothing sinister about this snake. It’s filled with meat, sweet red pepper and cheese. You can paint the pizza...


Spider Sliders

1 review

We're always trying to do fun things with food to make meals memorable. Better grab one of these sandwiches before...

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Boo-rito Bites

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and entertaining is one of my favorite things to do. My entire family...


Hearty Pumpkin Chili with Polenta

1 review

Feel free to make this healthy chili a day ahead. It reheats nicely, and the polenta stays good for a...


Stuffed Pumpkin Dinner

4 reviews

This recipe is a great way to use a pumpkin up after scooping out the seeds to bake. It is...


Beef & Veggie Sloppy Joes

6 reviews

I’m always looking for ways to serve my family healthy and delicious food, so I started experimenting with my favorite...


Hollywood Pizza

1 review

My father and I used to order a pizza like this from a place in Tinseltown. Here's my homemade version...


Bean & Beef Slow-Cooked Chili

4 reviews

This chili may be loaded, but we love to build it up even more with toppings like pico de gallo,...