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5 Inspiring Recipe Ideas for Ground Beef

What makes ground beef such a staple? The answer is simple: It’s the perfect combination of hearty, savory flavor, remarkable versatility and frugal budget-friendliness. But because it’s so basic, you might find yourself using it in the same ways over and over again.

It’s time to branch out and take advantage of ground beef’s many virtues by putting a few new twists on this classic. With these recipes in your bag of tricks, you’ll never have to ask yourself “What’s for dinner?” again.

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SLOPPY JOE
SHEPHERD'S PIE

They’ll be asking
for sloppy seconds.

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BEEF
TAQUITOS

Fill the taquito-shaped
hole in your stomach.

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MACARONI
BEEF SKILLET

Body-warming
and so satisfying.

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TUSCAN
FLATBREAD

For the bread-eaters
in your life.

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STUFFED
PEPPERS

Stuffed with Love.
Packed with Yum!

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Living Well Eating Smart Tip:

Looking to cut fat or go more plant based? Choose a higher percent lean ground poultry like 99% fat-free ground turkey or blend diced mushrooms and/or dried beans and lentils into recipes for a portion (or all!) of the ground beef.