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50 Quick & Easy Ground Beef Dinners

From tacos to soup to stroganoff, it takes just an hour—or less—to prepare these hearty meals made with ground beef. Need more family-friendly dinner ideas? Check out all of our super easy and fast 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."

-SweetsLady

Meatloaf

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

-TommyGato

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."

-AngelH1022

French Onion Burgers

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

-daisygrl64

Easy Stuffed Cabbage

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

-DeliciousAsItLooks

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.”

-Ilysse

Salisbury Steak

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

-lauralie41

Meatloaf Cups

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

-FLKeysJen

Ground Beef Gyros

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

-brookteal

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.”

-kittycatmom

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.”

-MizzNezz

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!”

-ElizabethKnicely

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!”

-RavenJade11

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.”

-msbabette

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!”

-jstaylor62

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."

-ChrissyVas80

Spaghetti & Meatballs

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

-Tisme

Poverty Meal

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

-ramartin42

Beef Burritos

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

-NcMysteryShopper

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."

-DuChick

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."

-lilyson

Walking Tacos

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

-dispatchergurl

Skillet Goulash

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

-*Parsley*

Upside-Down Pizza Casserole

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

-loof

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."

-bordyj

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

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!”

-Tiffaliff

Easy Beef Enchiladas

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

-Punky Julster

Simple Spaghetti

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

-sicili.l.vera

Dave's Tacos

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

-Slatts

Macaroni Tomato Soup

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

-NoraMarie

Oatmeal Meatballs

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

-ck02623

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.”

-AZPARZYCH

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