Best Ground Beef Recipes

Are you looking for some ways to use ground beef? This list of the best ground beef recipes is for you! You will find over 100 delicious ground beef recipes for dinner, lunch, and breakfast too.

Take a look at all the appetizers, breakfast, burgers, casseroles, chili, meatballs, meatloaf, sandwiches, and soup. There are plenty of healthy ground beef recipes along with splurge-worthy ones too.

Looking for Asian, Italian, Mexican, or other cuisines? I’ve got you covered! So many to discover and find new favorites.

collage of four different ground beef dishes.

Ground Beef Appetizers

a pasta chipping dunking into a cheesy dip
Lasagna Dip with Pasta Chips

Ground Beef Breakfast

homemade Whataburger breakfast burger and creamy pepper sauce on a board
Whataburger Breakfast Burger

Ground Beef Burgers

homemade Smashburger buffalo burgers with blue cheese crumbles
Buffalo Burger

Copycat Burgers

homemade copycat McDonald's Big Mac Burger
Copycat McDonald’s Big Mac

Ground Beef Casseroles

ground beef casserole in a glass baking dish.
Ground Beef Casserole

Ground Beef Chili

a bowl of crockpot chili and corn chips scattered around it.
Crockpot Chili with Beans

Ground Beef Dinner

meat and cheese stuffed manicotti with sauce on a plate.
Ground Beef Stuffed Manicotti

Ground Beef Meatballs

a bowl of porcupine meatballs with tomato sauce.
Porcupine Meatballs

Ground Beef Meatloaf

slices of stuffed meatloaf with gravy on top
Stuffed Meatloaf with Gravy

Ground Beef Salads

ground beef taco bowl with cheese, guacamole, beans, and vegetables
Taco Bowl

Ground Beef Sandwiches

loose meat sandwich on a plate.
Loose Meat Sandwich

Ground Beef Soup

overhead view of a bowl of homemade Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli soup
Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Other Ground Beef Recipes

So there you have it – over 100 recipes for ground beef! I bet many of these will work out well for you. You may want to save some money by buying ground beef in bulk when it goes on sale, and then portion it into smaller packages this way you will be ready when you want to make some delicious recipes for ground beef.

Find lots of easy ground beef recipes here on CopyKat!

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Gina | Running to the Kitchen

    I just took out ground beef tonight for tomorrow with literally no idea what to do with it. This is perfect 🙂

  2. Kimberly

    Is it weird that I sometimes crave ground beef (cooked, of course)? And my go to recipes in that case are tacos or hamburgers … thanks so much for these fabulous alternatives!

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