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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Garlicky Beef & Tomatoes with Pasta

We love this fast pasta dish of beef, tomatoes, spinach and white beans that easily feeds a hungry family. —Lisa Diffell, Corinth, Maine

Fully Loaded Chili

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


Lemony Greek Beef and Vegetables

I love the lemon in this recipe, which is the latest addition to my collection of quick, healthy dinners. I'm...


Italian Noodle Casserole

Canned goods make it a snap to assemble this hearty Italian dish from Joann Hosbach, Las Cruces, New Mexico.


Four-Star Chili

This spicy chili features traditional ingredients like ground beef, green peppers and tomatoes, but carrots and white beans, make it...

Country-Style Stew

I created this recipe when my husband and I were married almost 20 years ago. As a new bride, I...


Okie Beans

I got the original version of this recipe from a pastor's wife. That makes sense—because it makes up a generous...

Barbecued Beef and Beans

I like to make this dish for church potlucks. It's great for large groups. I always include at least six...


Slow-Cooker Pasta e Fagioli

This chunky soup is good to the last spoonful. It's my go-to recipe because it's so hearty and we all...


Beefy Bean Soup

This quick and filling soup from Carolyn Burbidge of makes a bunch, but it won’t last long! The reader from...


Hearty Pasta Fagioli

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

Chunky Beef Chili

Meet the Cook: When I first tasted this chili that originated with my brother, I couldn't wait to share it....


Bean ‘n’ Burger Pockets

This recipe started out as an alternative to baked beans—just for a change of taste. One day I decided to...


Cowboy Baked Beans

Baked cowboy beans are a perennial favorite at barbecues and potlucks. My meaty recipe uses a variety of beans and...


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...


Slow-Cooked Calico Beans

My sister-in-law gave me the recipe for these hearty beans that make an appearance at all of our family functions....