22 Deliciously Different Things to Do with 1 Pound of Ground Beef

When I am home with the kids during summer break, I have a really bad habit of waiting until the last minute to decide what to cook for dinner. I can’t help it. My schedule is packed all summer long and I’m spending as much time as possible with the kids. Please tell me I am not alone here!

On nights that I totally lose track of time, I turn to ground beef to save the day. It defrosts quickly and is so versatile. Below you will find 20 Quick and Easy Ground Beef Recipes that take no time at all!

25 Great Ground Beef Recipes
  1. Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Beef.
  2. Beef and Quinoa Enchilada Skillet.
  3. Taco Soup.
  4. Paleo Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Mash.
  5. Cottage Cheese Lasagna.
  6. Korean Beef Bowls.
  7. Homemade Cheeseburger Hamburger Helper.
  8. Cornbread Topped Skillet Chili.

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Quick and Easy Ground Beef Recipes

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What To Make With 2 Pounds Of Ground Beef?

Crockpot Stuffed Pepper Soup

  • – 2 lbs ground beef
  • – 2 green bell peppers diced ( about 1 cup)
  • – 2 15 oz cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • – 1 15 oz can of tomato sauce
  • – 32 oz of beef broth
  • – 1 cup of water
  • – 1 small onion diced
  • – 2 TBSP brown sugar
  • – 3-4 cloves of garlic minced
  • – 2 tsp salt
  • – 1 tsp pepper
  • – 4 cups of cooked rice I love Seed of Change Quinoa & Brown Rice mix
  • Brown and drain grease from the ground beef and place in slow cooker.
  • Add in tomato sauce, tomatoes, broth, peppers, onions, garlic, brown sugar, water, salt and pepper to slow cooker. (basically everything but your cooked rice) Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.
  • When about 30 minutes are left , add in your cooked rice, recover and continue cooking until time is up
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    What can be made from ground beef?

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    3. 03 of 67. Classic Beef Chili. …
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    Is 2 pounds of ground beef enough for 5 people?

    When Meat Is the Main. When cooking something like steak, chicken, or pork, where meat is the main feature of the meal and paired with a few side dishes, we recommend about 1/2 pound (eight ounces) per person, or up to 3/4 (12 ounces) pound for bigger appetites and those who love leftovers.

    How long does it take to cook 2 lbs of ground beef?

    Set pressure to high, and cook for about 6 minutes for one pound and about 10 minutes for two pounds. (To cook one pound of ground beef from frozen, set the timer to 30-40 minutes instead.)

    What are 5 sandwiches that can be made from beef?

    Beef Sandwiches

    Sloppy Joes, Reuben sandwiches, Philly cheesesteaks, gyros, and meatball sandwiches are just a few of our top-rated beef sandwich recipes.

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