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26 Dinners To Make With a Package of Ground Beef

Low on inspiration for changing up your ground beef dinners? Here are 26 recipes for you to try.

Ground beef is one of the most versatile proteins you can cook with. From burgers and meatloaf to stir fries and soups, here are 26 of our favorite dinners to make a package of ground beef.

Ground Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

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Simply Recipes / Photo by Jen Causey / Food Styling by Emily Nabors Hall / Prop Styling by Lindsey Lower

This quick and easy spin on the classic beef and broccoli takes just 30 minutes.

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Best Ever Sloppy Joes

<p>Simply Recipes / Elise Bauer</p>

Simply Recipes / Elise Bauer

These messy, big flavor sloppy joes are a fun, kid-friendly meal and the leftovers freeze fantastically.

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Chopped Cheese

<p>Simply Recipes / Nick Evans</p>

Simply Recipes / Nick Evans

If you're looking for a satisfying, dinner-worthy sandwich, the chopped cheese is it.

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Scrambled Eggs with Spinach, Beef, and Mushrooms

Coco Morante
Coco Morante

Author Coco Morante says, "Joe's Special is a classic San Francisco diner dish dating back to the 1920s. It's a hearty scramble of eggs, ground beef, spinach, mushrooms, and onions."

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Tamale Pie

Annika Panikker
Annika Panikker

This comforting casserole features a spiced ground beef mixture topped with fluffy cornbread.

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Curry-Scented Grilled Beef Lettuce Wraps

Alison Conklin
Alison Conklin

Author Andrea Nguyen says, "Making lettuce and herb wraps filled with well-seasoned grilled morsels is a quintessential Viet way to eat. It’s fun and healthy, too."

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Cheeseburger Soup

<p>Simply Recipes / Nick Evans</p>

Simply Recipes / Nick Evans

When potato soup meets a cheeseburger, you get this comforting, creamy cheeseburger soup! Make it in just 45 minutes, or prep it in the slow cooker for a more hands-off approach.

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One-Pot Taco Pasta

<p>Simply Recipes / Mihaela Kozaric Sebrek</p>

Simply Recipes / Mihaela Kozaric Sebrek

One-pot pastas are a great way to get dinner on the table quickly and this one is loaded up with your favorite taco fixings.

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Easy Meatloaf

<p>Simply Recipes / Mihaela Kozaric Sebrek</p>

Simply Recipes / Mihaela Kozaric Sebrek

For a hands-off meal, turn to this super easy meatloaf that comes together and is ready for the oven in just 10 minutes.

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Chili Beans with Rice

Elise Bauer
Elise Bauer

Author Elise Bauer says, "My mom learned this method of preparing chili beans years ago, when she was still teaching school, from a fellow teacher from Louisiana."

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Mom's Stuffed Bell Peppers

Elise Bauer
Elise Bauer

These simple rice and beef stuffed bell peppers are comforting and perfect.

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Easy No-Bean Chili

Nick Evans
Nick Evans

If beans aren't your thing, this no bean chili is the chili you've been looking for.

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French Onion Meatballs

<p>Simply Recipes / Frank Tiu</p>

Simply Recipes / Frank Tiu

With all the flavors of the classic French onion soup, these meatballs make an extra special dinner or even party appetizer.

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Italian Meatballs

Elise Bauer
Elise Bauer

The kay to tender meatballs? Milk soaked bread and a fifty-fifty mix of ground beef and pork.

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Unstuffed Peppers

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Simply Recipes / Photo by Jen Causey / Food Styling by Emily Nabors Hall / Prop Styling by Lindsey Lower

Everything you love about stuffed peppers, made even simpler.

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Quick and Easy Bolognese Sauce

Sally Vargas
Sally Vargas

This quick Bolognese is super versatile and can be on the table in just 35 minutes.

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Swedish Meatballs (Ikea Copycat)

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Simply Recipes / Photo by Jen Causey / Food Styling by Ruth Blackburn / Prop Styling by Hannah Greenwood

Ikea's Swedish meatballs are loved by almost everyone. Here, we share two key tricks to making them (even better!) at home.

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Salisbury Ground Beef

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Simply Recipes / Photo by Jen Causey / Food Styling by Emily Nabors Hall / Prop Styling by Lindsey Lower

A take on the retro dish, we swap out the patties for a simpler approach and turn this comforting classic into an even easier weeknight dinner.

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Easy Taco Casserole

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Simply Recipes / Photo by Jen Causey / Food Styling by Emily Nabors Hall / Prop Styling by Lindsey Lower

If you have 20 minutes, you can have this delicious taco casserole.

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Moussaka

Alison Bickel
Alison Bickel

This layered labor of love is a special treat to serve a crowd.

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Chili Mac and Cheese

Author Aaron Hutcherson says, "Who can resist two favorite comfort foods combined into one? This recipe pairs cheesy goodness of macaroni and cheese with the onions, tomatoes, and spiced ground beef of chili. "

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Pastelón (Puerto Rican Plantain Lasagna)

Marta Diaz
Marta Diaz

Pastelón is a Puerto Rican layered meat and sweet plantain pie. It's a comforting dish with plenty to offer, whether you've had it before or are just looking to try something new.

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Baked Ziti

<p>Simply Recipes / Cambrea Bakes</p>

Simply Recipes / Cambrea Bakes

Baked ziti is always a hit, and our recipe is a 5-star rated one loved by our readers.

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Walking Taco Casserole

<p>Simply Recipes / Karishma Pradhan</p>

Simply Recipes / Karishma Pradhan

Author Karishma Pradhan says, "Walking taco casserole has all the components of a walking taco from the bag served in a casserole dish for convenience. It's easily adaptable so you can enjoy it with your favorite toppings."

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Burger Salad

<p>Simply Recipes / Coco Morante</p>

Simply Recipes / Coco Morante

Author Coco Morante says, "At my house, we have a few meals in rotation that we turn to when we want something satisfying and familiar. Burger salads are one of those no-fail favorites."

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Grilled Mushroom Swiss Burger

Lori Rice
Lori Rice

When life gives you ground beef, make burgers. These ones are piled high with sautéed mushrooms and Swiss cheese.

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