All Purpose Ground Meat Mix

Recipe by TishT
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 12 cups




  • Brown meat in a large pot.
  • Drain.
  • Stir in celery, garlic, onion, green pepper, salt and pepper; cover and simmer about 10 minutes until vegetables are tender but not soft.
  • You can use this mixture immediately during your cooking session or freeze in two-cup portions for later use. (easy to put in ziplock bags flattened, pushing as much air out as possible).
  • SUGGESTED USES (be creative).
  • TACOS: Add one package taco seasoning to two cups All-Purpose Ground Meat Mix (follow package directions for amount of water).
  • Freeze.
  • To serve: thaw and heat taco mixture; prepare tacos as you would normally.
  • TACO POTATOES: Follow instructions for taco mixture (above), but serve the mixture over baked potatoes instead of tortillas or taco shells.
  • Top with grated cheese, diced tomatoes, sour cream, sliced green onions, sliced black olives and salsa.
  • EASY TACO SALADS: Follow instructions for taco mixture; place a layer of corn chips or tortilla chips on plate; spoon taco mixture over chips; add layer of shredded lettuce; add diced tomatoes, sliced green onions, sliced black olives, sour cream and salsa.
  • SLOPPY JOES: In a large skillet, place two cups Ground Meat Mix, one (10 3/4 ounce) can tomato soup, two tablespoons brown sugar, and one teaspoon prepared mustard.
  • Stir.
  • Cover and simmer ten minutes.
  • Serve ladled onto hamburger buns.
  • The All-Purpose Ground Meat Mix can also be used for: stuffed peppers, chili, spaghetti, and baked ziti. See my cookbook for additional ideas: [url=]Things to make with All Purpose Ground Beef Mix[/url].