14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes for Dinner

Try any of these 14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes for Dinner using one pound or less of ground beef. These are fabulous, budget-friendly recipes for delicious meals on busy weeknights and weekends.

4 dishes of different recipes to make using ground beef.

When food prices go up…

Food prices have been rising, but ground beef is one ingredient that’s not too costly and still very inexpensive and versatile to cook with. Best of all, you can find packages of ground beef between $6.00 to $9.00 a pound.

Here’s A Great Tip! you can buy a chuck roast and ask the butcher to grind the meat. Then have him divide the meat into one-pound packages and freeze them for additional savings.

About 1 pound of raw ground beef on a white parchment paper.

When shopping for ground beef…

Some say to look for 80% lean and 20% fat on the label, which is a good ratio for the juiciest and most tender beef to cook with. But I prefer 90% lean and 10% fat. But… hey, that’s my preference.

14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes…

Ground beef is versatile and can be used in recipes like tacos, burgers, and meatballs. Our family has some favorite recipes we’d like to share.

First, a pot of Bolognese Sauce comes in handy.

When you make a pot of Moms Classic Bolognese Sauce with ground beef, you can use it for a few recipes to whip up a quick and easy meal!

A wooden spoon full of mom's classic Bolognese sauce over the pot.

Recipes With Bolognese Sauce…

The favorite one that comes to mind, is to serve it with your favorite pasta. But, here are a few additional recipes you can use Bolognese sauce and make delicious and satisfying meals.

A photo of zucchini boats stuffed with Bolognese sauce. and  a ravioli stuffed with meat sauce.
  1. Zucchini Stuffed with Bolognese and Cheese is gluten-free and very satisfying. Plus, only minutes to make and bake!

2. Love ravioli? Then try Cheese Ravioli with Bolognese Sauce it’s positively delicious.

3. Our Fast & Easy Keto Ravioli (no pasta!) is gluten-free, keto, and made with sliced cheese instead of pasta – genius!

Recipes for a Easy Chili…

Everyone loves a delicious-tasting chili, especially during the football season, golf tournaments, and game nights. An easy meal to make with one pot, and makes for a fast cleanup.

One white bowl of chili and one red bowl made with ground beef.

4. Sweet Potato Chili is loaded with sweet potatoes, black beans, spices, and fire-roasted tomatoes.

5. Our Easy Beef Chili Recipe is flavorful and loaded with jalapenos, beans, spices, and ground beef, making it the ultimate chili for an easy meal. Serve with our easy homemade cornbread recipe for a complete meal.

3 dinner plates with a piece of lasagna, rice ball casserole,  and shepherds pie.

Ground Beef for Delicious Casseroles…

A cozy, comforting casserole always saves the day! Easy to freeze, and reheat too. Here are a few favorites to try:

6. Best Rice Ball Casserole Stuffed with Meat & Peas is an “arancini” style recipe made easy in a simple casserole.

7. How to Make Lasagna with No-Boil Noodles (4-easy steps) our lasagna is made quickly and easily with Bolognese sauce, cheese, mozzarella, and no-boil noodles.

8. Easy Shepherds Pie Recipe, also known as the cottage pie, is a classic combination of meat, potatoes, and vegetables baked in an all-in-one delicious casserole!

Two bowls of soups with mini meatballs.

Classic Soups with Ground Beef…

We love to incorporate mini meatballs in soups, and here are a few recipes to try:

9. Italian Wedding Soup with Spinach Meatballs is made with cheese tortellini and mini meatballs loaded with ground beef and spinach.

10. Chicken Noodle Soup with Mini Meatballs is our all-time favorite! Loaded with egg noodles, chicken broth, and mini meatballs that are baked and then tossed into the soup.

Additional Ideas and Recipes…

11. A great meal to feed your family and friends, try our Mom’s Sunday Meatballs. It will become a family favorite.

12. The classic burger is an easy dinner, and our Palmetto Cheese Burger is also popular.

13. Use small potatoes to make our Potato Skin Bites as Nachos Make them as a meal, and serve them with a bowl of soup.

14. Perfect for these Loaded Beef Quesadillas! (+VIDEO) Gooey-cheesy, juicy, and meaty in every bite… what’s not to love?!

14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes for Dinner by 2sistersrecipes.com

More Favorite Recipes…

If you enjoy some of these dinner ideas and recipes, then take a look at some of these favorites too:

In case you missed it…

Most Popular Recipes of the Week:

A piece of rice casserole with meat and peas in the middle.

Your comments are helpful! If you try any of these delicious ground beef recipes, let us know and leave a comment with a star rating!  We’d love to hear from you.  Sharing your insights and experiences helps everyone who reads them, and helps us too!  

Happy Cooking! 🙂

Yield: 4 to 8 servings

14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes for Dinner

4 dishes of different recipes to make using ground beef.

Try any of these 14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes for Dinner using one pound or less of ground beef. These are fabulous, budget-friendly recipes for delicious meals on busy weeknights and weekends.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1. Zucchini Stuffed with Bolognese and Cheese
  • 2. Cheese Ravioli with Bolognese Sauce
  • 3. Fast & Easy Keto Ravioli
  • 4. Sweet Potato Chili
  • 5. Easy Beef Chili Recipe
  • 6. Best Rice Ball Casserole Stuffed with Meat & Peas
  • 7. How to Make Lasagna with No-Boil Noodles
  • 8. Easy Shepherds Pie Recipe
  • 9. Italian Wedding Soup with Spinach Meatballs
  • 10. Chicken Noodle Soup with Mini Meatballs
  • 11. Moms Sunday Meatballs
  • 12. The Palmetto Cheese Burger
  • 13. Potato Skin Bites as Nachos
  • 14. Loaded Beef Quesadillas

Instructions

  1. Choose your recipe.
  2. Gather all the ingredients for that recipe.
  3. Follow the directions to make it.

Did you make this recipe?

Mention @2sistersrecipes on Instagram or tag #2sistersrecipes!

anna and liz selfie

Welcome! From Anna and Liz

We believe the kitchen is the center and the heart of the home. It is where we cook, eat, and unwind with family and friends, creating memorable traditions! Read more…

Sign Up For Our Email List

Something delicious for your inbox! Subscribe and join our email list and get all our recipes FREE!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *