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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Instant Pot Chili con Carne

Although multicookers can’t replace every tool in the kitchen, they sure are coming close. Chili con carne is one of our favorite dishes to re-create in them. This cooks up fast but tastes like it simmered all day! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Spiced Butternut Squash Chili

I love how a hint of heat with a touch of sweetness from the Gustus Vitae spicy chocolate cinnamon cane...


California Tamale Pie

When I serve California Tamale Pie, I know I’ll see smiles on the faces of everyone at the table. With...


Black Bean and Beef Tostadas

Just a handful of ingredients add up to one of our family’s favorites. Also easy to double for company! —Susan...


Sweet Potato Enchilada Stack

These sweet potato stacks have a spicy kick the whole family will love. Mexican flavors abound in this awesome enchilada...

Slow Cooker Southwest Beef Stew

Our ladies group at church has a soup and sandwich supper, and before I went to work that morning, I...


Fully Loaded Chili

With lean ground beef, four types of beans and lots of seasonings and toppings, this chili is truly "fully loaded."...

Bean Beef Burgers

“When it comes to health, I know how important it is to boost fiber with something as simple as whole...


Beef and Bean Taco Chili

This chili recipe is a lifesaver when I'm cooking on the fly. It's loaded with convenience ingredients, but you can...


Southwest Burgers

“This is my lightened up version of a cheese stuffed gourmet Southwest burger I loved from a stand in Texas....


Beef and Bean Chili

This tangy chili from Linda Charlier of East Cleveland, Ohio, is chock-full of beef, beans and rich tomato flavor. Linda...

Hominy Taco Chili

"This robust chili is easy to prepare with canned items and receives rave reviews," says Barbara Wheless, Sheldon, South Carolina....


South of the Border Soup

Cooking and creating new recipes is a favorite pastime of mine. As a matter of fact, this is an original...


Witch’s Hat Soup

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


Spicy Two-Bean Chili

Chili fans will get a kick out of this untraditional recipe. Tomatoes with green chilies, lime juice and kidney and...


Beef and Black Bean Spaghetti Squash

I've been working on developing healthier recipes that still taste fabulous—and keep me satisfied. This squash tossed with beef, beans...

Spicy Nacho Bake

I made this hearty, layered southwestern casserole for a dinner meeting once, and now I'm asked to bring it every...


Beef & Black Bean Soup

I lead a busy life, so I'm always trying to come up with timesaving recipes. This zippy and colorful soup...


Hearty Beef & Bean Soup

I love cooking, and often share my soups with my co-workers—and they're happy I do. This one is perfect for...


Cowpoke Chili

Many friends and relatives have requested my chili recipe, which I've been using for 25 years. It actually won first...


Hearty Baked Beans

This saucy dish is flavorful and filling, chock-full of ground beef, bacon and four varieties of beans. I've had the...


Layered Taco Salad

I invented this taco salad to make my kids happy. Make it with ground beef, ground turkey or ground chicken...


Taco Stew

Sure, the ingredients are simple, but together they make this awesome stew. Bake a quick pan of cornbread to eat...


Cheese Beef Burritos

After a busy day, this is a dish that I can get on the table fast. The recipe came about...

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Beef ‘n’ Bean Torta

This zesty dish is a favorite of mine because it has a wonderful Southwestern taste and is easy to prepare....


Spicy Bean and Beef Pie

My daughter helped me come up with this recipe when we wanted a one-dish meal that was different than a...


Deluxe Walking Nachos

This slow-cooked potluck chili makes an awesome filling for a little bag of walk-around nachos. Cut the bag lengthwise to...


Bean & Beef Slow-Cooked Chili

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


Corn Chip Chili Cheese Dip

After trying to create a Mexican soup, I ended up with this outstanding dip. My husband and two young children...


Hearty Taco Chili

Ranch dressing mix and taco seasoning give extra special flavor to my hearty chili. Folks will come back for seconds....