Top 24 Ground Beef Recipes for the Slow Cooker

Ground beef is a good choice for slow cooker casseroles, stews, chilis, meatloaf, and many other dishes. Most meats can be added to the slow cooker without searing or browning, with the exception of ground meat. Ground beef, in most cases, should be browned in advance for best texture and color.

If you use ground beef often, consider browning several pounds and freeze it in 1-pound portions for dishes. You'll have ground beef whenever you need it.

 From ground beef casseroles and meatloaf to pasta sauces and hearty chili recipes, you're sure to find an excellent recipe from among these family-pleasing ground beef recipes for the slow cooker.