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.

  • 01 of 10

    Beef Cheese Pan Quiche

    Cheese quiche
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    This recipe is 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

    Ramen Noodle Crust Pepperoni Pizza
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    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.

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    Palpettoni

    Italian meatloaf

     

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    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

    Meatloaf Dinner
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    Meatloaf is just meatloaf, except for when your mom makes it. This easy and savory meatloaf recipe is an all-time favorite. Serve it with scalloped potatoes for an old-fashioned, comforting meal.

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    Sicilian Casserole

    Italian tuscan sausage penne in tomato sauce
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    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 Skillet Goulash

    Hungarian Goulash
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    This is 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

    White plate full of spaghetti bolognaise
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    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

    Classic homemade shepherd's pie (mashed potato and ground beef with vegetables) in white plate on wooden table.
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    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

    Pan frying ground beef
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    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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    Sweet and Sour Ground Beef

    minced meat in skillet
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    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.