When it comes to busy weeknights, quick and easy family-friendly meals are a must. Ground beef is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes, making it a great option for dinner.
Check out these 25 ground beef dinner recipes that are quick and easy to make, perfect for busy weeknights. From classic burgers to enchiladas and casseroles to easy ground beef taco bowls, these recipes are sure to please the whole family.
Whether you’re in the mood for a classic burger or a hearty soup, there’s something for everyone.
These Ground Beef Gyro Burgers are a tasty variation of classic burgers. They combine the juicy beef patty with the flavors of a gyro, and are topped with feta cheese, tzatziki sauce, lettuce, tomato, and onion, all served in a pita shell.
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Make a delicious taco soup in just 25 minutes with this easy recipe! It’s packed with flavor and simple ingredients, making it the perfect meal for a busy weeknight.
These deliciously easy and tried and true Sloppy Joes that everyone will love are made up of ground beef, green pepper, onion, brown sugar, and ketchup.
These meatballs are made with ground beef, Italian sausage, eggs, Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and spices. They are baked in the oven until they are juicy, tender, and perfectly cooked. They are a great addition to spaghetti or meatball subs.
05 | Lasagna Soup
This One Pot Lasagna Soup is a simple and delicious comfort dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner. It has all the hearty goodness of homemade lasagna, but in soup form and without the extra work. The soup is loaded with comforting flavors of beef, tomatoes, rich Italian herbs, and cheese blend, making it a satisfying and easy-to-make meal.
For those busy weeknights when you want a meal that the whole family will enjoy, try making these Swedish Meatballs. They are quick and easy to prepare and are sure to be a hit.
This sour cream noodle bake is a quick and easy dinner option for busy weeknights. It is packed with rich flavors from the ground beef, sour cream, cottage cheese, noodles, and more. This meal is perfect for families and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
08 | Meat Pie Recipe
Looking for a delicious meat pie recipe? Try this one with ground beef, store-bought pie crust, cheddar cheese, and vegetables
This is a recipe for Pasta e Fagioli soup, a hearty and flavorful Italian dish that can be made on the stove or in a crockpot. The soup is made with ground beef, beans, tomatoes, celery, carrots, and pasta in a beef broth.
10 | Meatballs & Rice
Meatballs & Rice is a delectable dish that is prepared using ground beef, onion soup mix, and then fried. The meatballs are served over white rice and cream of mushroom soup.
This Enchilada Pasta Casserole Bake is a quick and easy one-pan meal that is perfect for busy weeknights. It’s a fun twist on Mexican and Italian cuisine, all in one dish! This casserole is filling and easy to clean up after. It’s a great option for a family dinner that everyone will enjoy.
12 | Taco Supper Skillet
The Taco Supper Skillet recipe is a simple and fast one-pan meal that consists of ground beef, taco seasoning, kidney beans, corn, and noodles. This dish is prepared in a dutch oven. You can add extra toppings like cheese, sour cream, and avocado to enhance the flavor.
Ground beef, spices, hot peppers, and noodles are stuffed inside green peppers, which are then topped with hot pepper cheese. The stuffed peppers are baked in the oven until they are tender.
A warm bun is filled with ground beef burgers that are stuffed with Parmesan cheese and seasonings. The burgers are then topped with sun-dried tomato pesto and basil, and served with provolone cheese.
These tasty calzones are filled with browned ground beef, pepperoni, vegetables, and cheese, and are made using homemade pastry dough.
16 | Nacho Casserole Bake
Spice up your taco night with a tasty twist! This nacho casserole is a fantastic alternative to traditional tacos and can be baked in the oven. It’s perfect for Taco Tuesday or any other night when you want to switch things up.
Make your own meatballs by mixing ground beef, Italian seasonings, breadcrumbs and Parmesan-Romano cheese. Place the meatballs in a roll, top with provolone cheese and tomato sauce, and toast in the oven until slightly crispy.
18 | Texas Hash Casserole
This recipe is a classic dish that combines ground beef, rice, peppers, tomatoes, cheese, and spices, and is baked in the oven for a delicious and satisfying dinner. Whether you’re a fan of traditional comfort food or looking for a new recipe to try, Texas Hash is a great option that is sure to become a family favorite in no time.
19 | Stuffed Peppers
Looking for a delicious and comforting meal? Look no further than stuffed peppers! Fresh bell peppers filled with a mixture of ground beef, rice, and diced tomatoes, topped with cheese and baked in the oven to perfection.
20 | Mexican Tostadas
Flat, crispy corn tortillas loaded up with your favorite toppings like seasoned ground beef, refried beans, lettuce, tomatoes, and shredded cheese. They’re perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal that the whole family will love.
Try this one-pot meal made with corkscrew pasta noodles, cream cheese, ground beef, and cheddar cheese for a recipe the entire family will love!
22 | Mini Taco Bites
These tortilla chip bowls are filled with seasoned ground beef, lettuce, tomatoes and shredded cheese. They’re super easy to customize with your family’s favorite toppings. These taco bowls are sure to be a hit with even the pickiest eaters.
These mouth-watering pub burgers are topped with bacon, fried onions, and sautéed mushrooms, making them a delicious and satisfying meal that may make you reconsider heading out to your favorite restaurant.
25 | Caprese Burgers
The perfect combination of flavors with these Caprese Burgers! Juicy ground beef that is mixed with artichokes and mozzarella, and then served on a soft pretzel bun.
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