PART OF Quick & Easy

50+ Quick & Easy Ground Beef Dinner Recipes

Unsure of what to make with the ground beef you have stored in the fridge? We've got you covered. From tacos to hamburgers to stroganoff, it takes just an hour—or less—to prepare these hearty meals made with ground beef. Need more healthy, family-friendly dinner ideas? Check out these low-carb ground beef recipes.

Grandma's Sloppy Joes

"This was one of my favorite things that my grandma made. It's a comfort food for me!"

-Miss Diggy

Spicy Beef Szechuan Noodles

"We have this at least once a month. It's an easy and delicious recipe that everyone loves."


Ground Beef & Potato Casserole

"Wow! This dish is like a combination of scalloped potatoes and shepherd's pie! It's so delicious and definitely comforting. This was awesome and very versatile."

-un petit chou

Easy Beef Enchiladas

“My family can't get enough! I've already made these twice in a week.”

-Punky Julster


"This classic meatloaf deserves more than five stars. Both the kids and adults will enjoy this recipe."


Easy Shepherds Pie

“This is so good! I like that my husband actually eats all the veggies when I make this. That’s saying a lot!”


Taco Soup

"I've made this twice already and my family always raves about it. Even when everyone has seconds, we still have plenty of leftovers."


French Onion Burgers

"This is an absolutely delicious burger. It takes five minutes to throw together — who doesn't love that?"


Easy Stuffed Cabbage

“Very tasty and easy! I used tomato sauce instead of ketchup. A very comforting fall or winter dish."


Tacos Olé

"This is a nice change from the same ole tacos I'm always making. We'll be having these again."

-Amanda's Pantry!

Hamburger Goulash

"This sounded so good, so I made it for dinner tonight. This was so much like a dish my aunt used to make for my cousins and I, it brought back some happy memories.”


Salisbury Steak

"We loved the sauce on this steak. The entire recipe worked really well!"


Meatloaf Cups

"This recipe was so clever and easy to make. The cups are perfect for kids."


Ground Beef Gyros

“My son is impossible to feed. I made this tonight, it was delicious and my son loved it!”


Ground Beef-Stuffed Bell Peppers

"These were quite easy to make. The colored peppers looked lovely on our plates."

- Sackville

Tamale Pie

“I didn’t use any water in mine, but it turned out great! Very tasty with shredded cheese on top.”

-R Register

Taco Tater Tots Casserole

"This is a nice twist on a casserole. It came together quickly and is a great dish.”


Pizza Pasta Casserole

"Yummy, and way better than hamburger helper yet just as easy. Our picky two year-old loved it!”

-Peppermint Wind

30-Minute Mini Meatloaves

“A faster way to put delicious, saucy meatloaf on your dinner table.”


15-Minute Nachos Supreme

“Taco-seasoned ground beef simmered with tomato and rice topped with salsa, cheese and lettuce for a tortilla chip-dipping meal!”


Stuffed Pasta Shells

“The family loved this! We added extra cheese on top, because we love cheese!”

-Tiffany B.

Easy Italian Pasta Bake

"Simply, easy, fast, inexpensive and tastes like lasagna. What's not to like?”

-Diana 2

Cheesy Mostaccioli

"This is awesome and so easy to make! I tripled the recipe, served it for a party and ended up giving the recipe to five or six people!”


Pressure Cooker Spaghetti & Meatballs

"This was super easy to make. The meatballs were very tender and so flavorful!"

-Jonathan Melendez

Pressure Cooker Bolognese Sauce

A delicious sauce that is known to all, transformed into a comforting pasta dish!

Incredible Baked Meatballs

“I used this recipe to make a bacon cheeseburger meatball with ketchup and mustard for dips. Amazing! I’ve had so many fantastic responses and requests to make it many more times!”

-Barbara V.

Traditional Irish Shepherd's Pie

"I must say, this recipe is highly recommended to all! I’m very particular about recipes, but this one is a keeper.”


Award-Winning Chili

"Don't let the grease from the meat go to waste! Drain it off into a saute pan and add some cornmeal. Brown the cornmeal with the grease and add it back into your chili. It’ll thicken as it cooks and will add a hint of nutty corn flavor!”


The Perfect Burger

“These burgers were a huge hit. Everyone enjoyed them, even my middle daughter who rarely eats meat. We entertained the neighbors with them on New Years and I was proud to serve them.”

-Rachele C.

Ground Beef Stroganoff

"I loved how easy this was to pull together — everyone thought it took me all day to make."


Spaghetti & Meatballs

"This is so easy to prepare. One tip for the meatballs: Wet your hands to make rolling them a lot easier!"


Poverty Meal

"We always have the ingredients on hand to make this quick and easy meal."


Beef Burritos

"These burritos were quick, easy and delicious. They made for a fabulous dinner."


Beef Baked Potatoes

"This is a quick, filling meal that is high in flavor. It contains your vegetables, dairy and meat all in one easy dish."


Simple Cincinnati Chili

"This is what chili should be. It's so simple and quick to make; you can put it together in half an hour or less."


Walking Tacos

"These were the easiest thing ever! Everyone raved about them and how easy they were to clean up."


Skillet Goulash

"This is a terrific, family-pleasing recipe. My kids loved it.


Upside-Down Pizza Casserole

"This is a great casserole. It's like a loaded deep-dish pizza served upside-down."


Cheesy Beef Taco Skillet

"I threw this together for a quick dinner and it was very good. I especially enjoyed the texture of the cooked tortillas."

-Kevin Young

Ground Beef Curry

"This is a great, one-skillet meal that will be a regular in our household."


Ground Beef Fried Rice

"This is so easy and delicious. I like that it's all made in one pot!"

- Bobbin

Mexican Squash & Ground Beef Casserole

"This was really good and simple. I loved the blend of flavors."

- ohevshalomel

Thai Style Ground Beef

"This was really good. I followed the directions exactly and we all loved it."

- Briangmu

Meatballs in Beef Gravy

"This gravy had the perfect thickness — not too soupy and not too thick, exactly right."

- Andi of Longmeadow Farm

Ground Beef Stew

"What a great twist on a can of tomato soup!"

- Charlotte J

Cabbage Beef Bake

"This is really delicious. Everyone gave it two thumbs up!"

- KelBel

Simple Spaghetti

“This was delicious and extremely quick. I've made many versions of spaghetti but for under 30 minutes, this is the winner!”


Dave's Tacos

“These were great tacos! We had both soft and hard shells to choose from.”


Macaroni Tomato Soup

“A great soup! I loved the cheese in it. I shared it with a neighbor and she loved it as well.”


Oatmeal Meatballs

“Fantastic. I liked this a lot more than with breadcrumbs. This is going to be how I do it from now on!”


Baked Swedish Meatballs

“A nice, mild-flavored meatball. They came out juicy and tender. We served these with egg noodles as a nice Sunday dinner.”