Ground Beef Recipes

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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,...


Ground Beef Baked Beans

"I serve this hearty ground beef and bean bake with a tossed salad and some crusty bread for a balanced...

Favorite Hamburger Noodle Bake

This is an old family favorite I made when my boys were growing up. There were never any leftovers.—Patricia Teller,...


Slow-Cooked Italian Meatballs

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

Spaghetti Casserole

This is an easy dish to prepare ahead of time, refrigerate and bake just before company arrives. —Kim Rocker, LaGrange,...


Chili Tots

Cook once and eat twice with this hearty Southwestern casserole from Linda Baldwin of Long Beach, California. With help from...


Beef Potato Bake

Says Cathy Casement-McDowell of Tulsa, Oklahoma: “The great thing about this recipe is you only have to do the prep...


Simple Shepherd’s Pie

If I know my day will be hectic, I'll pull the meat mixture for this convenient, family-pleasing pie out of...

Make-Ahead Meatballs

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


Mini Phyllo Tacos

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


Tourtieres

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


Moist & Savory Meat Loaf

Stop searching for a go-to meat loaf recipe. This is it! Your family will be delighted with this mixture of...


Quick & Easy Deep Dish Pizza

I was trying to impress my boyfriend with my cooking, so I made this meaty, deep-dish pizza. I think it...

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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


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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,...


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...


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Traditional Meat Loaf

Topped with a sweet sauce, this traditional meat loaf recipe tastes so good that you might want to double it...


Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells

Here's a kid-friendly dish so flavorful and fun, nobody is likely to guess that it's also lower in fat. It's...


Miniature Meat Pies

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


Meat Loaf Muffins

Serve these tangy meat loaf muffins for dinner or slice them up for a take-along sandwich lunch. They're just as...


Dad’s Favorite Barbecue Meat Loaves

It may sound old-fashioned, but it warms my heart to serve dishes that make my family and friends happy. This...

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Chili Tortilla Bake

A homestyle Tex-Mex casserole is all it takes to gather the whole family around the dinner table. With its popular...


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...


Deep-Dish Pizza

My family devours this crusty pan pizza with easy-to-swap toppings. Use a combination of green, red and yellow peppers for...


Easy Mostaccioli

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


BBQ Meat Loaf Minis

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


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...