Easy Ground Beef Recipes

Easy Ground Beef Recipes

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  1. Ground beef is one of the most versatile forms of beef. It’s easy to cook, and it goes well in almost anything. There are many easy ground beef recipes suitable for quick meals as well as for more complex, time-consuming meals. Ground beef is also very customizable, which is great for cooks who love to experiment. There are very few ingredients that don’t mesh well with ground beef. Here are a few dishes containing ground beef that you can whip up quickly for your family or guests:

    Classic Ground Beef Spaghetti

     

    Serves: 4 to 5

    Ingredients

     

    Spaghetti Noodles

    1 pound Ground beef

    1 small Onion

    1 teaspoon Garlic powder

    1 teaspoon Salt

    1 16 ounce jar Spaghetti sauce

    Directions

    • Fill a small pot with water, and allow it to come to a boil. Add desired amount of spaghetti noodles to boiling water and cover the pot.
    • While noodles are boiling, put 1 pound of raw ground beef into a skillet. Break up the beef into small pieces with a spatula.
    • Cut up onion into small pieces, and add the pieces to the ground beef.
    • Allow ground beef and onion to simmer on medium-high heat until beef is no longer pink.
    • Season beef and onion with garlic powder and salt.
    • Pour the entire jar of spaghetti sauce on top of the beef and onion and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
    • Drain water off cooked noodles, and add them to the spaghetti mixture.
    • Turn the heat off the spaghetti and let it cool for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

    You can serve this spaghetti recipe with toasted french bread covered with garlic sauce and mozzarella cheese. A small salad also makes a great appetizer.

     

    Ground Beef Taco Soup

     

    Serves: 4 to 5

    Ingredients

     

    1 pound Ground beef

    1 small Onion

    1 package Taco seasoning

    1/2 Green pepper

    2 cans Diced tomatoes

    1 can Pinto beans

    1 can Black beans

    1 can Whole kernel corn

    1/2 cup water

    Sour cream

    Tortilla chips

    Shredded cheddar cheese

     

    Directions

    Break ground beef up into small pieces and brown in a large pot. Cut up onion and green pepper, and add them to the ground beef. Cook beef until it is no longer pink, and add cans of diced tomatoes, pinto beans, black beans and corn. Pour 1/2 cup water on top of all ingredients, followed by packet of taco seasoning. Allow soup to simmer for at least 10 minutes before serving. Serve with desired amounts of sour cream, tortilla chips and shredded cheddar cheese.

    These easy ground beef recipes are delicious when they are made exactly by the recipe, but you might want to experiment and get creative with extra ingredients. When you’re in a rush, these ground beef recipes will ensure you don’t have to spend much time in the kitchen to create a stellar meal.

     

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