Top 10 Ground Beef Recipes

Ground beef is still one of the best buys in the supermarket, even in these days of high prices. It's often on sale, and a pound can be stretched to feed six to eight people. When it's on sale, buy it and freeze it in small portions so it's easy to thaw and cook.

Ground beef can be combined with everything from tomatoes to fruit to cheese to pasta and it will be delicious every time. Try some of these quick and easy recipes and enjoy every bite.

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    Beef Cheese Pan Quiche. Linda Larsen

    This recipe is one of my all time favorites. It's like a very thin quiche, rich and cheesy, with a tender crust. It's even fabulous reheated the next day.

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    Pizza Spaghetti Style. Linda Larsen

    This casserole stretches a pound of ground beef to feed eight to ten people! It's delicious, perfect to make ahead of time, and easy too. This is one of my best recipes for entertaining.

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    Palpettoni. Linda Larsen

    For me, this is the ultimate in comfort food. A creamy, garlicky rice filling is rolled in a meatloaf mixture, then baked until everything blends together into a wonderful recipe.

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    My Mom's Meatloaf. Linda Larsen

    Meatloaf is meatloaf, unless my mom makes it. This easy and savory meatloaf recipe is one of my all-time favorites. Serve it with scalloped potatoes for an old-fashioned, comforting meal.

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    Sicilian Supper
    Sicilian Supper. Linda Larsen

    This controversial recipe is delicious. What can be better than combining tender ground beef, a tangy tomato sauce, smooth cream cheese, and pasta?

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    Old Fashioned Goulash
    Old Fashioned Goulash. Linda Larsen

    This is the recipe my mother made often when I was growing up. It's simple, easy to make, and perfect for a last minute meal. Season it according to your own taste; you can vary the paprika and marjoram amounts.

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    Beefy Spaghetti
    Beefy Spaghetti. Linda Larsen

    This super simple recipe can be on table in about 20 minutes, start to finish. If you're a vegetarian, use those great meatless crumbles instead of the ground beef.

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    Beef Cottage Cheese Pie
    Beef Cottage Cheese Pie. Linda Larsen

    This old-fashioned recipe is delicious and inexpensive. You can make your own pie crust, or use a premade crust. The cottage cheese topping may sound unusual, but it's like a mild quiche topping.

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    Beefy Greek Skillet
    Beefy Greek Skillet. Linda Larsen

    Lots of Greek flavors make this easy skillet meal luscious. It's flavored with rosemary, oregano, cinnamon, and olives, and is topped with feta cheese and sour cream. Yum.

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    Alpine Meatballs
    Alpine Meatballs. Linda Larsen

    Sweet and sour is the perfect flavor combination for tender ground beef, pineapple, and frozen vegetables. This simple skillet meal is one you'll make again and again.