10 Delicious, Easy, and Versatile Ground Beef Recipes

Ground beef is a beloved staple in kitchens across Texas and worldwide for its ease, affordability, versatility, and mouthwatering flavor. Whether you’re hosting a gathering, preparing a family dinner, or simply seeking comfort food, these recipes will surely delight and leave you and your guests craving more. From classic comfort foods to unique new school flavors, these recipes showcase the best of beef and highlight its adaptability in various cuisines.

Ground beef adapts to various flavors and cuisines to create delicious and crowd-pleasing dishes. These five ground beef recipes from Beef Loving Texans exemplify the true spirit of Texan cooking and showcase ground beef’s endless possibilities in the kitchen. So, fire up your stove, grab some ground beef, and let your taste buds embark on a mouthwatering Texan adventure.

Sheet Pan Beef and Zucchini Meatballs with Maple-Lemon Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes


Savory beef and zucchini meatballs, paired with the subtle sweetness of maple-lemon Brussels sprouts and roasted sweet potatoes, all cooked on a single sheet pan for a convenient and flavorful meal.

Cheeseburger and Grillo’s Pickles® Eggroll


A mouthwatering fusion of classic cheeseburger flavors and the crunch of Grillo’s Pickles® wrapped in a crispy eggroll shell, delivering a delightful twist on traditional comfort food.

Mediterranean Beef-Stuffed Bell Peppers


Savor the Mediterranean essence with these beef-stuffed bell peppers, brimming with a flavorful blend of seasoned ground beef, couscous, and authentic Mediterranean ingredients for a wholesome and delicious dinner.

Beef Burrito Bowl with Avocado Lime Crema

Indulge in this vibrant and satisfying beef burrito bowl, featuring perfectly seasoned beef, colorful vegetables, and a creamy avocado lime crema that elevates the dish to a refreshing and zesty culinary delight.

Saucy Beef with Baked Eggs

Saucy beef with baked eggs is a delicious breakfast featuring tasty beef in a rich, spicy sauce, complemented by perfectly baked eggs for a comforting and flavorful meal.

Tex Mex Beef Lasagna

What better way to kick off this culinary adventure than with Tex-Mex Beef Lasagna? This recipe takes lasagna to new heights with seasoned ground beef cooked to perfection. Serve this mouthwatering, layered meal with a green salad and your favorite toppings for a Tex-Mex fiesta that will have everyone coming back for seconds.

Grilled Jalapeño Cheddar Meatballs

Whether you’re planning a tailgate, party appetizers, or a weeknight dinner, these Grilled Jalapeno Cheddar Meatballs are the ticket to success. This recipe combines the rich flavors of ground beef, jalapeños, fragrant spices, and cheddar cheese. Grill over charcoal for a surefire flavor perfect for family gatherings or game-day parties. 

Classic Beef Shepherd’s Pie

Needing a little comfort food fix? This Classic Beef Shepherd’s Pie recipe is like wrapping your week in a cozy blanket. With delicious ground beef, veggies, and smooth mashed potatoes, this meal will be a family favorite. Top with some shredded cheese and a green veggie for the perfect comforting meal. 

Beef Picadillo-Stuffed Acorn Squash

When it comes to Texan cuisine, you can’t overlook the allure of Beef Picadillo-Stuffed Acorn Squash. This recipe starts with a generous filling of savory ground beef picadillo mixed with onions, smoky spices, and a special ingredient – raisins, all stuffed inside a nutritious acorn squash.  They’re a true delight that incorporates a balanced approach.

Texas-Style Beef Sausage Rolls with Jalapeño and Cheddar

This Texas-Style Beef Sausage Rolls with Jalapeño and Cheddar is a part burger, part beef pie and features juicy, seasoned ground beef mixed with spicy jalapeños and gooey chunks of cheddar cheese, all rolled between flakey puff pastry. The flavors harmonize perfectly to create a beef sausage roll that will satisfy even the heartiest appetites.