22 Family-Pleasing Ground Beef Casseroles

Combine the macaroni, tomatoes, and ground beef mixture

The Spruce / Diana Rattray

From sloppy mac and cheese to slow cooker chop suey to pizza casserole, you're sure to find a dinner winner from among these tasty ground beef casseroles. Many are one-dish affairs that are easy to set and forget about in the oven. Perfect for weeknight dinners or simply when you can't be bothered to toil in a hot kitchen, these comforting, cozy casseroles are at the rescue.

Although casseroles are often thought of as rib-sticking winter fare, many of these are also perfect for summer suppers when served with a cool side salad and tall glass of lemonade. Enjoy.

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    Sloppy Macaroni and Cheese

    Sloppy Joe Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

    The "sloppy" part of this macaroni and cheese recipe is the tasty sloppy joe layer. A ground beef layer is followed with a homemade macaroni and cheese layer, topped with breadcrumbs and baked to perfection.

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    Spicy Pasta With Ground Beef and Tomatoes

    Macaroni with ground beef and spicy tomatoes

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    Make this easy pasta and ground beef combination a casserole by adding a cheese topping and baking it. Pop it in the oven for a few minutes and enjoy a splendid meal.

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    Meaty Layered Ziti Casserole

    Baked ziti with ground beef

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    This hearty, meaty layered ziti casserole is made with ground beef and Italian sausage, along with three cheeses. Serve it with a simple salad and crusty garlic bread.

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    Loaded Pizza Pasta Casserole

    Pizza Casserole

    The Spruce / Diana Mocanu

    This hearty loaded pizza pasta casserole is perfect for a pizza craving. It makes a fabulous everyday family meal, or take it along to a potluck dinner. 

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    Unstuffed Peppers

    Unstuffed Peppers

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    These deconstructed stuffed peppers are everything you love about the dish, all thrown together in a casserole bake. The best part? It comes together in half the time.

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    Stuffed Peppers With Ground Beef and Rice

    Stuffed Peppers
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    These delicious stuffed bell peppers are filled with a mixture of ground beef and rice. Stuffed peppers make a delicious meal with a simple salad or served with mashed or baked potatoes.

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    Crescent Beef Stroganoff Bake

    Stroganoff in Crescent Crust

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    Crescent roll dough makes the crust in this tasty ground beef casserole recipe. Sour cream and shredded cheese give the beef stroganoff flavor.

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    Burrito Casserole With Beef and Beans

    Easy Burrito Casserole Recipe

    The Spruce / Abbey Littlejohn

    Layers of tortillas, cheese, beans, and ground beef are flavored with burrito seasoning. Serve this delicious cheesy burrito casserole with a salad and hot cooked Mexican-style rice

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    Southwestern-Style Beef and Potato Bake

    Southwestern-Style Ground Beef and Potato Casserole

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    Southwestern seasonings make this a flavorful all-in-one casserole meal your family will love. The chili seasonings are a good match with the potatoes, corn, and ground beef.

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    Taco Cheeseburger Macaroni

    Taco Macaroni and Cheese with Ground Beef

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    Taco seasoning adds fabulous flavor to this cheeseburger macaroni skillet casserole, and it's super quick and easy to prepare. Serve this dish with sliced tomatoes or a simple salad for a delicious one-pot family meal. 

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    Beef Enchilada Casserole

    Beef Enchilada Casserole

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    Enchilada sauce, peppers, and olives help to flavor this layered ground beef and tortilla chip casserole.

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    Tex-Mex Beef and Biscuit Casserole

    Tex-Mex Beef and Biscuit Casserole

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    This ground beef Tex-Mex casserole is a cinch to prepare and bake with a simple refrigerated biscuit topping. It's a nicely seasoned meal in one dish with Tex-Mex flavors, perfect for a busy day.

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    Ziti Casserole With Ground Beef and Mushrooms

    Ziti Casserole With Ground Beef and Mushrooms

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    This tasty ziti bake is prepared and layered with a creamy tomato sauce, cheese, and ground beef. Serve this casserole with a side salad and garlic bread for a complete family meal.

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    Chili Nacho Bake

    Ground Beef and Tortilla Casserole

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    Beans, tomatoes, ground beef, and seasonings make this tasty meal baked with cheese and crunchy tortilla chips. Serve this easy Tex-Mex chili nacho casserole with broccoli salad and Tex-Mex cornbread.

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    Cabbage Rolls With Ground Beef and Rice

    Stuffed Cabbage Rolls With Ground Beef and Rice recipe

    The Spruce / Ahlam Raffii

    These classic cabbage rolls are always a favorite. The cabbage and rice mixture is rolled into cabbage leaves and baked to perfection in a tangy tomato sauce.

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    Ground Beef Taco Casserole With Cheesy Corn Chip Topping

    Taco Casserole

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    This spicy and flavorful ground beef casserole is filled with a well-seasoned ground beef mixture, a crunchy corn chip topping, and a generous amount of shredded cheese. 

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    Easy Cheeseburger Pie

    Savory Southern-Style Cheeseburger Pie

    The Spruce / Diana Chistruga

    Use a frozen prepared pie crust and this cheeseburger pie will be a snap prepare. Serve this savory pie with fries and a tossed salad or coleslaw for a great family meal.

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    Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

    Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls
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    You can make this unstuffed cabbage casserole in a fraction of the time it would take to make cabbage rolls. This flavorful ground beef and cabbage combination is made with lean ground beef, tomatoes, and cabbage. Serve the dish with hot cooked rice or mashed potatoes.

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    Favorite Meaty Lasagna

    Basic Lasagna Recipe

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    This classic lasagna is made with a Bolognese-style sauce, layered with ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses. We use ground beef and ground sausage in this meaty version, but it could be made with all ground beef or a mixture of ground beef and ground pork.

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    Beef and Bean Casserole With Cheese

    Bowl of Beef and Beans

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    This simple beef and bean casserole is a mixture of lean ground beef, peppers, and a little Cheddar cheese. It's an excellent bean dish to serve with pulled pork and slaw, or top it with refrigerated or frozen biscuits and make it a one-dish meal with a salad.

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    Easy Macaroni and Beef Casserole

    Macaroni and Ground Beef Casserole

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    This easy macaroni and ground beef casserole recipe makes a great-tasting family dinner for any night of the week. Add a BLT salad and warm rolls or crusty bread for a perfect meal.

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    Slow Cooker Chop Suey

    Slow Cooker American Chop Suey

    The Spruce / Diana Rattray

    This classic chop suey is an easy one-dish meal to prepare for a family meal. The ground beef mixture is cooked in the slow cooker, then the cooked macaroni is added just before serving time. Serve the pasta dish with biscuits and grilled vegetable salad.