From casseroles and chili to meatballs and meatloaf; ground beef makes the perfect recipes for easy dinners.
Currently, the cost for ground beef in the U.S.A. is approximately $5.34/lb. Most dinner recipes call for 1-pound of ground beef; which is enough to feed a family of 4.
Not including other ingredients, this brings the cost per serving at around $1.34; which makes serving ground beef for dinner very affordable during times of inflation.
Here are 22 ground beef recipes that are easy to make, delicious and enough to feed a family of four.
Easy Ground Beef Recipes For Dinner
Whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or just want a deliciously easy casserole dish, this Irish Cottage Pie made with ground beef and cheesy mashed potatoes will be a definite crowd pleaser.
Lean ground beef combined with mushrooms, onion, and garlic in a balsamic tomato sauce; then topped with a mixture of Ricotta, Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and baked until golden brown. It’s also low carb/Keto diet friendly.
Hearty Chorizo Chili made with lean ground beef, Portuguese chorizo, kidney beans, fire roasted tomatoes and seasonings is comfort food at its best.
Steak Diane Meatballs made with lean ground beef in a brandy, Dijon mustard sauce. They’re perfect served on top of egg noodles or steamed rice. You can make them on top of the stove or simmer them in your crock pot!
Moussaka is casserole dish made with layers of potatoes, eggplant and ground beef; then topped with a cheesy Bechamel sauce. It’s also one of my personal favorites!
Pizza Meatloaf made with lean ground beef marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese and fresh basil. Great for a tasty, quick weeknight meal!
Crock Pot Sloppy Joe’s made with lean ground beef in a tangy tomato sauce are tasty sandwiches the entire family will love. Perfect for busy weeknight dinners or outdoor gatherings.
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Taco Baked Sweet Potato Casserole made with ground beef, seasonings, sweet potatoes and Mexican style shredded cheese.
Calabrese Patties made with ground beef, sweet Italian sausage, sun dried tomatoes and Mozzarella cheese.; then placed on top of a bun with a Sun Dried Tomato Dijonaise.
Skillet Cheeseburger Gnocchi made with extra lean ground beef, chopped tomatoes, and gnocchi in a cheesy, tomato cream sauce is sure to please.
Super simple and delicious, this Homestyle Balsamic Meatloaf made with extra lean ground beef is a tasty weeknight dinner idea.
Ground Beef Potato Casserole made with lean ground beef, diced potatoes, cream of mushroom soup and shredded Cheddar cheese baked in a creamy delicious casserole.
Cheddar Ranch Meatballs made with extra lean ground beef, Hidden Valley Ranch seasonings, gluten free breadcrumbs and shredded Cheddar cheese.
Torta di Ditali or otherwise known as Ditali Pie; is pasta combined with ground beef, tomato sauce and eggs; then cooked in a pie crust.
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This hearty Garden Vegetable Beef and Bean Chili is cooked slowly with zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes, extra lean beef and black beans.
This meatloaf made with lean ground beef, shredded Cheddar cheese, and Panko breadcrumbs is super cheesy, moist and delicious!
Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole made with lean ground beef and egg noodles in a creamy bacon cheese sauce is sure to please.
This kid approved Stovetop Cheeseburger Macaroni is super simple and quick to make on top of the stove using just a few ingredients.
Mexican Meatballs made with ground beef, taco seasoning, pico de gallo and cheese are cooked in the crock pot
Vegetable Meatloaf made with lean ground beef, Knorr Vegetable Mix, eggs and Panko breadcrumbs is super flavorful and easy to make.
Rigatoni pasta tossed with a mirepoix of vegetables and spices in a fire roasted tomato meat sauce.
These Asian style meatballs made with lean ground beef in a honey, sesame soy sauce are delicious and great for entertaining.