Recipes For A Package of Ground Beef

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If you have a pound of ground beef in the fridge or freezer and you aren’t sure what to do with it, you might find the perfect dinner inspiration here. Here are some delicious ground beef recipes that the whole family will love. Some call for ground turkey, but it’s perfectly fine to substitute with ground beef.

1. Chili Con Carne

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Chili con carne is a delicious and comforting meal, especially on a cold evening. You can cook this tasty meal in your Instant Pot, slow cooker, or on the stove top. If you have any extra, be sure to freeze it for a quick meal on another busy evening. 

2. Homemade Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger Pasta

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If you are looking for a healthier real food version of Hamburger Helper cheeseburger pasta then you are in the right place. This meal is still quick and easy to make, but it tastes much better and is better for you! 

3. Easy Goulash Recipe

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This easy goulash recipe is a hearty meal that you can have on the table pretty quickly. Pasta, ground beef, tomatoes, cheese, and spices leave you with a flavorful dish the whole family will love. 

4. Instant Pot Texas Cowboy Stew

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You know any dish with Texas in the name is going to be a tasty and hearty meal. This Instant Pot Texas Cowboy stew is thick and flavorful and you can have it on the table in just 15 minutes in your Instant Pot. The leftovers freeze well so be sure to make extra!

5. Cincinnati Chili

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Cincinnati chili is the recipe you want if you are looking for a thick and delicious chili to serve over your favorite pasta or a burger. This would also be delicious over fries, or over rice. You can also just serve it as a bowl of chili with your favorite toppings. 

6. Sloppy Joes

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 Sloppy Joe’s are a kid-friendly food that the whole family can enjoy. Ground beef, bell peppers, onions, and a homemade sloppy joe sauce make this a recipe you can be proud to serve your family! 

7. Cheesy Baked Meatballs

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These cheesy baked meatballs are so delicious and the whole family is going to love them, like go ahead and make a double batch for later love them. You can serve them over rice or pasta, as a meatball sub, or just eat them by the bowl full!

8. Beef Chili

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This beef chili recipe is so good! You can eat it by the bowl full of your favorite toppings, pour it over fries, nachos, burgers, or, of course, make a tasty chili dog. This tasty chili is perfect for serving when you have a crowd coming over to watch the big game. 

9. Old Fashioned Salisbury Steak

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If you are looking for comfort food at its finest, check out this salisbury steak recipe. It’s easy to make, and you can serve it over egg noodles or mashed potatoes for a tasty dinner the whole family will love. 

10. Ground Beef & Broccoli Rice Bowl

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If you are looking for a dinner that you can have on the table in 30 minutes or less that is full of Asian flavor the whole family will love, check out this ground beef and broccoli rice bowl. This meal is perfect for a busy weeknight when you need dinner on the table quickly!

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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