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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Nacho Triangles with Salsa-Ranch Dipping Sauce

These nacho bites are a fun fusion of Greek appetizers and flavors of the American Southwest. The simple dipping sauce is a perfect match—the ranch balances out the heat of the jalapeno and chipotle peppers—and takes the recipe to the next level. —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida

Italian Spiral Meat Loaf

Take a classic comfort food to delicious new heights with this impressive recipe. Sausage, pizza sauce and mozzarella give Italian...


Three-Meat Stuffed Banana Peppers

The combination of meats gives these stuffed peppers their distinctively different flavor. Because they freeze so well, we can enjoy...


Southwest Enchilada Bake

The whole family will love this comforting, cheese-topped, stick-to-your-ribs casserole. It has just the right touch of heat. —Dixie Terry,...


Slow-Cooked Italian Meatballs

What I love about these meatballs is that they can be served as an appetizer right out of the slow...

Tourtieres

Some time ago, a co-worker brought a meat pie to lunch. The aroma was familiar—after one taste, I was amazed...


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All-American Meat Loaf

There are many variations on meat loaf, but my family loves this stick-to-your-ribs version. —Margie Williams, Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Miniature Meat Pies

I make these handheld pies in advance, keep them in the freezer, then bake them the day of the party....


Mini Phyllo Tacos

For a winning appetizer, serve crispy phyllo cups filled with taco-seasoned ground beef and shredded cheese. These handheld bites will...


Make Once, Eat Twice Lasagna

Our family loves this recipe along with a green salad and garlic bread. It's so handy to have an extra...


Make-Ahead Meatballs

My husband and I have company often. Keeping a supply of these frozen meatballs on hand means I can easily...

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Southwestern Casserole

I've been making this mild family-pleasing southwest casserole recipe for years. It tastes wonderful, fits nicely into our budget and,...


Double-Duty Layered Enchilada Casserole

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


Burrito Pie

Layers of cheese, meat sauce and tortillas create a satisfying Mexican lasagna kids of all ages will love. The recipe...


BBQ Meat Loaf Minis

Kids can have fun helping to prepare these mini meat loaves in muffin cups. For extra spice, we sometimes add...


Easy Mostaccioli

This rich and cheesy casserole freezes so well that no one would ever guess it had been on ice! It’ll...

Open-Faced Pizza Burgers

I'm not sure where I first saw this pizza burger recipe, but I'm glad I did! My family requests this...


Pizza Pasta Casserole

Kids will line up for this zippy pizza-flavored dish. The recipe makes two casseroles, so you can serve one to...


Taco-Filled Pasta Shells

I've been stuffing pasta shells with different fillings for years, but my family enjoys this version with taco-seasoned meat the...


Moroccan Empanadas

My family goes for Moroccan flavors, so I make empanada pastries using beef and apricot preserves. It's a flaky hand...