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

1 review

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

Grilled Beef-Stuffed Peppers

3 reviews

I always tell my husband he doesn’t have to cook to impress; it’s only me. But this simple classic was...


Zippy Beef Chili

This zesty chili is not only chock-full of ground beef, but it's also loaded with veggies. I put everything in...


Beefstro Bruschetta Burgers

1 review

“My mom always ate her hamburger on top of a salad. I thought it was quite unusual as a child,...


Herb Garden Pasta

I developed this dish after combining different features from a variety of recipes. Leftovers seem to taste even better the...

Pepper Beef with Cashews

I created this recipe after seeing an Asian version of pepper steak. The pretty peppers make this dish look so...


Meatballs with Pepper Sauce

2 reviews

I've found these colorful meatballs keep well in a slow cooker for a no-fuss meal. We enjoy them served over...

Three-Pepper Beef Wraps

3 reviews

“This recipe is as versatile as the cook preparing it," says Doreen Muench of Greenwood, Indiana. "Quick, simple-to-fix and good...


Veggie Beef Chili

3 reviews

"Folks who like their chili hot really get a kick out of this zippy recipe," pens Amy Baxter of Bishop,...


Beef Stuffed Peppers with Cheese Topping

1 review

I used to bake for a restaurant, so I have lots of experience and enjoy being in the kitchen. Raisins...


Beefy Red Pepper Pasta

4 reviews

Chock-full of veggies and gooey with cheese, this hearty one-dish meal will warm the whole family to their toes! Pureed...

Italian Chili

4 reviews

By adding Italian seasoning and fresh veggies, our Test Kitchen put an Italian spin on traditional Southwestern-style chili and created...


Hearty Italian Sandwiches

6 reviews

I've been making this sweet and spicy sandwich filling for 35 years. It smells as good as it tastes! It's...


Mushroom Salsa Chili

19 reviews

Green, sweet red and yellow peppers give this hearty chili a splash of color. I often fix it for my...


Beef & Pepper Skillet

24 reviews

I love Mexican-inspired food. I also enjoy experimenting with recipes like this one and making them as healthy—and downright good!—for...


Beef and Veggie Soup

7 reviews

I adapted this recipe from one I saw in a cookbook in an effort to add more vegetables to our...

Stuffed Sweet Pepper Soup

34 reviews

Tomatoes, peppers, garlic and onions are the mainstays of my garden. Being the oldest of seven children, I acquired a...


Cajun Beef & Rice

16 reviews

Cajun rice from a restaurant or box can have a lot of sodium and fat. Here’s a hearty, healthy way...


Mexican-Style Stuffed Peppers

11 reviews

We've always liked stuffed peppers, but everyone is pleasantly surprised at this mildly spicy version. For convenience, you can assemble...


Stuffed Roast Pepper Soup

6 reviews

After sampling a similar soup at a summer resort, my daughter and I invented this version. Using a colorful variety...


Vegetable & Beef Stuffed Red Peppers

3 reviews

I love making this stuffed pepper recipe. It's one of the few ways I can get my husband to eat...


Mexican Stuffed Peppers

18 reviews

This nutritious yet economical summer meal makes the most of my home-grown peppers. I like to top it with sour...