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9 Amazing Burger Recipes That Aren't Made With Beef


Whether you’re vegetarian or just looking to expand your burger horizons, these 9 non-beef burgers are worth some attention

9 Amazing Burger Recipes That Aren't Made With Beef

These recipes may skip the juicy ground beef but they don’t skimp on the flavor. Each recipe proposes flavor combinations certain to please, satisfy and leave all contented. This selection shows you just how versatile the burger can be. Whether you are vegetarian or just looking to expand your burger horizons, these nine beautiful, non-beef burgers are worth some attention.

Cheesebellied Guacamole Turkey Burgers

Mushroom Burgers With Fried Egg and Truffle Oil

Cooking mushrooms with garlic, thyme, and red wine will make you feel as if you’re creating a luxurious French dish, but the result is a flavorful burger topped with a fried egg, truffle oil, Parmesan, and arugula.

Find this luxe recipe here.

Quinoa Black Bean Veggie Burger

This is a hearty veggie burger with some Southwest flair. Quinoa and black beans are full of delicious, non-meat protein, and cayenne pepper lends some heat. Because the burgers are filled with so much good stuff, they’re best baked, not grilled.

Salmon Burger With Avocado-Lime Guacamole

Spring Herb Lamb Burgers With Whipped Feta and Grilled Tomato

Whipped feta and grilled tomatoes are the perfect additions to a juicy lamb burger. Find the recipe here.

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers

This recipe has you baking the burger in the oven, which helps it stay intact. It’s made with black beans, sweet potatoes, and a handful of seasonings before being topped with lime juice-coated avocado slices, tomato, onion, and coleslaw. Check out the recipe here.

The Perfect Veggie Burger

Smoky, mild in flavor, and rich, this recipe makes a slam dunk mimic of a beef burger. It’s loaded with baby bella mushrooms and uses tamari to match the hearty, savory quality of beef. Check it out here.

Tuna Burgers With Wasabi Mayo and Quick Cucumber Pickle

Diced tuna steak is given color from celery and red bell pepper, flavor from lemon juice and cilantro, and made crisp with the help of panko breadcrumbs. Topped with a velvety layer of avocado, a spicy wasabi mayonnaise, and a tart cucumber pickle, it satisfies our basic cravings for a burger while exciting our taste buds with new and exotic flavors.

Try it here.

Zoë’s Kitchen Quinoa Burgers


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Food Network

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Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

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Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Food Network

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Food Network

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Food Network

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Food Network

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Food Network

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

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Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

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Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

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Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Food Network

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.


Our 50 Best Ground Beef Recipes

If you’ve got ground beef on hand, then a delicious meal is never out of reach. From classics like burgers and meatloaf to family-friendly favorites like pasta Bolognese and shepherd’s pie, these are the recipes you’ll find yourself making again and again.

Related To:

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Food Network

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Tara Donne ©Tara Donne

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©Copyright 2015

©Prop stylist: Marina Malchin Food stylist: Jamie Kimm

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Antonis Achilleos

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Brian Kennedy ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Hearty Meat Sauce

This will become your new, go-to meat sauce recipe. Just season beef with dried herbs, and simmer it low and slow with tomatoes until the flavors meld to perfection. Easy and delicious!

Beef Stroganoff Burgers

These shroom burgers are both double-deckers and double mushroom &mdash they have a whole roasted portabello mushroom (in addition to a burger patty) and a creamy mushroom stroganoff sauce.

Moroccan Meatball Soup

You only need a handful of ingredients to make this hearty and delicious meatball soup, but the harissa and cumin are a must. They work together to give the soup its incredible flavor and aroma.

Beef Picadillo Enchiladas

These enchiladas &mdash loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, Cheddar, olives and raisins &mdash get a kick from Chinese five-spice powder.

Quick Spicy Chili

Add a little beef and a little beer and a little chipotle, and you've got chili in no time.

Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's Mini Man Burgers

Rachael Ray's Super Nachos

Mini Meatballs

Super Sloppy Joes

Beef and Black Bean Tacodiles

Taco night is even better when you dress your meal up as these adorable crocodiles.

Classic Beef Sliders

Beef sliders get a sweet upgrade on soft Hawaiian rolls, which are both kid- and adult-friendly. Add thin slices of grilled pineapple to complement the bread, if you like.

Mashed Potato-Stuffed Meatloaf

Forget mashed potatoes as a side dish and reinvent meatloaf with this spud-stuffed version. The potatoes are ready in no time, thanks to your microwave, and could easily become a weeknight go-to recipe all on their own.

Hamburger Stroganoff Skillet

Give ground beef the stroganoff treatment by combining it with sauteed mushrooms and rich cream. Cook pasta right in the sauce for an easy one-pan dinner.

Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring

Have your golden, flaky crescent rolls and eat your cheeseburger too: This crowd-pleasing ring is filled with beef and all your favorite burger toppings &mdash bacon, cheese, pickles and a special sauce.

Ina's Stuffed Cabbage

Ellie's Beef Taco Salad

Nebraska Handheld Meat Pies

If you've ever been to Nebraska, you've probably had a handheld meat pie. These buttery palm-sized dough pockets encase a peppery browned beef, cabbage and onion filling. Great made ahead and heated for lunch, they'll fly off the table.

Mushroom and Provolone Meatloaf

Finely chopped mushrooms and shredded provolone add moisture and flavor to this glazed meatloaf. The recipe calls for a mix of ground meat but feel free to use all beef if that's what you have on hand.

Big-Batch Healthy Beef, Mushroom and Spinach Calzones

Set aside some extra time one weekend to make a dozen of these calzones. Then pack your freezer full of them and know you've got healthy lunches or dinners for those hectic days covered.

Giada's Classic Italian Lasagna

Ellie's Lettuce Cups With Tofu and Beef

Patty Melts

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice

It&rsquos easy to get stuck in a burgers-and-meatloaf rut when it comes to ground beef recipes. That&rsquos why we love this quick and easy dinner. Jasmine rice and a few flavorful ingredients are all you need to turn ground beef into a Thai-inspired meal.

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Meatballs a la Pizzaiola

Beefy Stuffed Sweet Potato

Melissa's Shepherd's Pie

Meat and Collards Pizza

Make a hearty pizza with this ground beef and collard green topping. Eating your greens never tasted so good!

Julia Child's Pan-Fried Thin Burgers

Rachael's Spaghetti and Meatballs

Meatball Sandwiches

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.