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Quick and Easy Recipes to Make With Ground Beef

Parul Solanki Apr 28, 2019
Ground beef recipes may not be restricted to the traditional hamburgers and meatballs. Here is a mix of ground beef recipes quick and easy to help you lay out a delicious dinner in no time.
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of ground beef? Well, you are probably imagining those delicious meatballs, meatloaf or the huge hamburgers. No wonder then that ground beef long considered a meat stretcher is one of the largest selling beef products in the market.
However, cooking ground beef is not just about making burgers and meatloaf. With these range of ground beef recipes quick and easy cooking can also be a delicious affair.

Quick and Easy Recipes for Ground Beef

Beef Macaroni Casserole

  • 1½ pounds lean ground beef
  •  3/4 cup uncooked macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes
  • 1½ cups shredded cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Chopped Parsley
  • Use a large skillet to heat up the oil over a medium flame.
  • Add the ground beef, the onions and the chopped celery.
  • Fry this over a medium flame till the onions are tender and the beef has turned brown.
  • Remove from the heat and place this beef mix in a large casserole.
  • Add the macaroni, cheese, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  • In a preheated oven, bake at 350 degrees for thirty minutes.
  • Before serving sprinkle some chopped parsley on your macaroni casserole.

Easy Ground Beef and Potato Casserole

  • 1 to  pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 large potatoes, sliced
  • 2 Carrots, shredded
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • In a large skillet, add the ground beef and onions. Cook until the beef turns brown.
  • Transfer this to a casserole dish and add a layer of raw sliced potatoes. Sprinkle salt and pepper.
  • Cover the potatoes with shredded carrots and add the soup atop this. Bake at 350° F for 45 minutes.
  • Add the shredded cheese and bake for an additional 5 minutes.

Ground Beef Tacos

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 8-10 taco shells
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can re-fried beans
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar chunky salsa
  • 1-2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Heat the oven to 400 degrees and cook the ground beef with onion and garlic. Keep stirring to break up the meat.
  • When the beef turns brown, drain well and add the re-fried beans, half of the salsa and chili powder to taste.
  • Bring this mixture to a simmer.
  • While the beef mixture is simmering away, heat the taco shells for 5 minutes.
  • For assembling the taco recipe, place the ground beef at the bottom.
  • Sprinkle some cheese, lettuce, salsa and sour cream atop it.

Quick Meat Ball Stroganoff

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • 1 can (10 ounce) mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • In a large bowl add the ground beef, salt and 1/4 cup of water.
  • Form small balls with this mixture and using the shortening, brown all the sides.
  • Drain off the fat and add soup water, ketchup sauce, garlic powder and onions.
  • Mix this mixture well and let it simmer for five minutes on medium heat.
  • Now blend in the cream and mix.
  • Serve this delicious ground beef meat balls with hot noodles or rice.

Sloppy Joes

  • 1 pound of ground beef
  • 1/2 cup of diced onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons steak seasoning blend
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 cup of ketchup
  • For making these delicious Sloppy Joes, brown the ground beef with onion and bell pepper.
  • Drain and remove the excess fat. Add the steak seasoning blend, sauce, oats, brown sugar and chili powder.
  • Mix all the ingredients thoroughly and then add the ketchup and stir.
  • You can serve this delicious dish over toasted rolls.
From casseroles to yummy macaronis, this selection of quick and easy recipes using ground beef is sure to thrill your family and friends. So try this collection of terrific simple gourmet recipes for preparing a quick and delicious dinner.