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100 Ground Beef Recipes

Got ground beef? If you find yourself with some ground beef but have run out of inspiration then you need to browse this list of 100 Ground Beef Recipes!


From ground beef stroganoff to crock pot chili to a delicious layered taco bake, you are bound to find your new favorite recipe here! Nearly all of these recipes only require one pound of ground beef to create a delicious, family favorite meal!

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Whether you are trying to meal plan or are looking at some ground beef you need to cook before it goes bad, there is definitely something here for everyone (even the picky eaters!) Each recipe has step-by-step photos and all the tips and tricks to make each recipe come out perfect every single time! Click on any image or button below to take you to the recipe. They are in no particular order. Note: I will occasionally add more recipes to this post so there will eventually be more than 100.

The Best Crock Pot Lasagna recipe from The Country Cook

The Best Crock Pot Lasagna (+Video)

Crock Pot Lasagna means no need for an oven! Lasagna noodles, meat sauce and cheese made all in one pot. Easy and delicious!

Ground Beef Stroganoff recipe

Ground Beef Stroganoff (+Video)

This is the best Ground Beef Stroganoff. It’s a flavor-filled creamy hamburger gravy that is best served over egg noodles. Budget friendly, family friendly! 

A closeup of a skillet of homemade meatballs in sauce.

Porcupine Meatballs

Flavorful and tender, Porcupine Meatballs are a simple and filling go-to dinner. They're versatile, hearty, and oh-so-delicious!

A serving utensil holding some Taco Bubble Up above the baking dish with the rest of it.

Taco Bubble Up

Taco Bubble Up uses ground beef, cheese, biscuits, and your favorite taco flavors to make a quick casserole for dinner in 40 minutes!

Looking down on a bowl of Wendy's Chili made in the Slow Cooker.

Slow Cooker Wendy’s Chili

If you like the fast food version, you're going to love this Slow Cooker Wendy's Chili! Turn on your slow cooker and let it do the work so you can come home to an amazing dinner that evening!

Easy Layered Taco Bake dinner

Easy Layered Taco Bake (+Video)

This layered Taco Bake is a simple and quick weeknight meal with layers of tortillas, ground beef and salsa con queso!

Tik Tok Million Dollar Spaghetti recipe.

Million Dollar Spaghetti (+Video)

There is a very good reason why this Million Dollar Spaghetti recipe has gone viral! A deliciously filling and flavorful dinner that everyone absolutely loved!

Tater Tot Enchilada Bake

Tater Tot Enchilada Bake

This Tater Tot Enchilada Bake is a family favorite dinner (that isn't spicy hot.) It's like a tater tot taco! Simple and easy ingredients!

The Best Baked Ziti recipe from The Country Cook

The Best Baked Ziti (+Video)

This easy baked ziti recipe is a huge family favorite. Creamy, cheesy alfredo pasta topped with a beefy spaghetti sauce! Topped with melted cheese!

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Philly Cheesesteak Skillet

Super easy and tasty, this Philly Cheesesteak Skillet has all the fun flavors of the sandwich but without the bun!

Easy Grandma's Goulash recipe

American Goulash (+Video)

This American Goulash is pure comfort food made all in one pot. Made with simple ingredients: ground beef, canned tomatoes and macaroni.

Cheeseburger and Fries Casserole

Cheeseburger and Fries Casserole

Cheeseburger and Fries Casserole is layers of flavor with ground beef, frozen French fries and gooey, melted cheese. An All-American family favorite!

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Slow Cooker Shepherd’s Pie

Enjoy your favorite hearty casserole made in the slow cooker. This Slow Cooker Shepherd's Pie helps make dinner so much easier!

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Crock Pot Meatloaf (+Video)

Hearty, easy and delicious, The Best Crock Pot Meatloaf is a true comfort meal that you cook low and slow with the perfect sweet and tangy glaze. A truly delicious family meal.

Frito Pie (Walking Frito Pie)

Frito Pie is a Texas favorite! Frito corn chips topped with an easy homemade chili, shredded cheese and diced onions!

Crock Pot Copycat Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli

Crock Pot Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli (+Video)

This easy Crock Pot Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli soup recipe is packed with flavor. Full of ground beef, pasta, veggies all in a flavorful Italian soup!


Taco Bell Mexican Pizza (+Video)

This Taco Bell Mexican Pizza recipe is made with fried tortillas, refried beans, seasoned ground beef, enchilada sauce, and melted cheese!

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Mexican Million Dollar Spaghetti (+Video)

All your favorite flavors are in this Mexican Million Dollar Spaghetti. Cheesy, taco flavored pasta!

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Slow Cooker Poor Man’s Stew

Slow Cooker Poor Man's Stew is such a simple and affordable stew and a lot more flavorful than you would expect! Hearty and filling!

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Tater Tot Casserole

This Tater Tot Casserole is a filling, comforting, creamy dish that warms your soul!

Easy Taco Macaroni and Cheese

Taco Mac and Cheese

Easy Taco Mac and Cheese is a budget-friendly, family-friendly meal made with ground beef, taco seasoning and boxed mac and cheese.

Garlic Bread Cheesy BBQ Sloppy Joes recipe

Texas Toast Sloppy Joes (+Video)

These Cheesy BBQ Sloppy Joes are the most deliciously easy BBQ flavor sloppy joes on top of garlic Texas toast, topped with melted cheese!

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Cowboy Spaghetti

Cowboy spaghetti is made with ingredients like bacon and ground beef and combines it with tender spaghetti coated in a deliciously flavored tomato sauce!

Easy Cornbread Taco Bake recipe

Cornbread Taco Bake (+Video)

Cornbread Taco Bake is a cornbread base topped with seasoned ground beef, a creamy filling and topped with melted cheese! So good!

Baked Stuffed Cabbage Rolls recipe

Cabbage Rolls (+Video)

A classic and flavorful recipe, these Stuffed Cabbage Rolls are a dinner recipe everyone loves and the always come back for seconds!

Mexican Lasagna recipe.

Mexican Lasagna (+Video)

The Best Mexican Lasagna recipe is made with layers of pasta, ground beef, refried beans, shredded cheese and alfredo sauce.

Easy Stuffed Shells (+Video)

These Stuffed Shells are a classic family-favorite meal! A creamy filling topped with a homemade meat sauce and lots of gooey cheese!

Easy Amish Country Casserole with ground beef and egg noodles

Amish Country Casserole (+Video)

Amish Country Casserole is an easy and budget-friendly meals. Egg noodles, ground beef, special sauce and seasonings with a touch of cheese!

Taco Rice Recipe

One Pan Taco Rice (+Video)

This easy, one pan Taco Rice recipe is a whole meal in one. Ground beef, taco seasonings, salsa, rice and cheese. A family favorite meal!

A plate of mashed potatoes, veggies and Mississippi Meatloaf.

Crock Pot Mississippi Meatloaf

Crock Pot Mississippi Meatloaf is a tender and moist meatloaf with an incredibly flavorful gravy made with all those Mississippi flavors you love!

Easy Baked Ravioli Casserole serving on a white plate

Ravioli Casserole (+Video)

Baked Ravioli Casserole only has 5 ingredients! So easy and filling! Frozen ravioli, pasta sauce, cheese, onion and ground beef.

Homemade Ground Beef Stroganoff with no cream soups.

Ground Beef Stroganoff (No Cream Soups)

This recipe for homemade beef stroganoff recipe is made without any cream soups and made from scratch but still easy! Creamy and delicious!

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Air Fryer Meatloaf

Air Fryer Meatloaf is a tasty dinner that is made even easier using the Air Fryer. Ready in just 35 minutes, this is a tender, moist meatloaf that is perfect for a busy weeknight!

Crock Pot Sloppy Joes recipe from The Country Cook.

Crock Pot Sloppy Joes (+Video)

Skip the can with these homemade Crock Pot Sloppy Joes! Ground beef, tomato sauce and delicious seasonings make these the easiest and best sloppy joes!

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Cafeteria Chili

This Cafeteria Chili is guaranteed to take you back to your school days! It fills your belly and warms your soul. Made with affordable pantry staple ingredients, this dish is always a hit with young and old alike!

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Crock Pot American Goulash (+Video)

A true comfort meal, this Crock Pot American Goulash is a tasty fix-it and forget-it recipe that the whole family loves!

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Instant Pot Hamburger Helper Stroganoff

This Instant Pot Hamburger Helper Stroganoff is the homemade version of the popular box dinner mix. Still easy to make with simple and tasty ingredients!


Cheeseburger Egg Rolls (+Video)

Cheeseburger Egg Rolls have a flavorful ground beef filling fried in an egg roll wrapper and served with a creamy burger dipping sauce.

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Big Mac Wraps

If you love the flavors of a Big Mac hamburger then you are going to love these Big Mac Wraps! All the flavors without the bun!

Crock Pot Sloppy Joe Casserole recipe.

Crock Pot Sloppy Joe Casserole

Crock Pot Sloppy Joe Casserole is an easy casserole to make! Layers of cheesy hash browns, ground beef and sloppy joe filling make it a meal!

A Big Mac Sloppy Joe combo sandwich.

Big Mac Sloppy Joes (+Video)

These homemade Big Mac Sloppy Joes taste just like your fave McDonald's hamburger but in a deliciously easy sloppy Joe sandwich! They're sure to be a hit!

Slow Cooker Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls recipe.

Crock Pot Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls (+Video)

Cooked low and slow this delicious Crock Pot Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls takes the traditional dish and turns them into an easy and tasty dinner that the whole family can love.

Pizza Pasta Bake recipe

Easy Pizza Pasta (+Video)

This Pizza Pasta recipe is a family favorite. Flavorful pizza sauce tossed with rotini noodles, pizza toppings and melted cheese. Delicious and easy!

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Taco Spaghetti (+Video)

This One Pot Taco Spaghetti has simple ingredients that are easy to find, super tasty and makes a great weeknight meal!

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Taco Quesadillas

Have fun with your tortillas and make this twist on Taco Quesadillas! Easy ingredients help this folded hack come together easily. Flavorful and fun!

Easy Cheesy Macaroni Skillet

Easy Cheesy Macaroni Skillet

Nothing says comfort food like this Easy Cheesy Macaroni Skillet. Filled with ground beef, diced tomatoes, seasoning, and of course, cheese!

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Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

This Instant Pot Lasagna Soup takes a classic recipe and twists it into a delicious quick and easy dinner time meal.

The Best Brunswick Stew recipe

The Best Brunswick Stew (+Video)

The Best Brunswick Stew recipe is a thick barbecue-flavored stew made with ground beef, potatoes, corn, beans and tomatoes.

Cheeseburger Soup recipe from The Country Cook

The Best Cheeseburger Soup (+Video)

Cheeseburger soup is the ultimate comfort soup. Chock full of seasoned ground beef, potatoes, onions, cheese all in a creamy soup!

Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak recipe.

Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak (+Video)

This dinner recipe for Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak is comfort food at its finest! Flavorful and tender with the most delicious gravy!

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Hamburger Hobo Packets

Need an easy and fun dinner idea? Try these Hamburger Hobo Packets. Toss together and pop onto the grill for a tasty meal!

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Crock Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni

This Cheeseburger Macaroni is like a homemade hamburger helper – but better, cheesier, and beefier! So simple and made in the Crock Pot!

Spanish Style Rice, finished, in a large pan

Spanish Rice Recipe (+Video)

This Spanish Rice recipe is stuffed with cooked rice, tomato sauce, ground beef, peppers, onions and seasoning. Delicious comfort food!

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Ground Beef Enchiladas

These simple Ground Beef Enchiladas only have a few ingredients and make the perfect dinnertime meal everyone will love!

Homemade Hot Dog Chili Sauce

Homemade Hot Dog Chili (+Video)

The Best Homemade Hot Dog Chili is made with ground beef, garlic, beef broth, tomato sauce and seasonings (no beans!) So much flavor!

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Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers

This Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers recipe is made with ground beef, rice, mozzarella cheese, Italian seasoning, onions and tomato sauce.

Stuffed shells with taco flavors with sour cream on top.

Taco Stuffed Shells

These taco stuffed shells are literally oozing with the best taco flavors and are ready in under an hour!

Ground Beef Ramen Noodle Meal

Hamburger Ramen Noodle Skillet (+Video)

Ramen Noodle Skillet Supper uses affordable ramen noodles with ground beef and veggies to create the most flavorful and simple stir fry!

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Meatball Sliders

Homemade Meatball Sliders are delicious and fun handheld sandwiches with a fantastic homemade sauce that will leave everyone wanting more!

Hamburger Steaks with Tomato Gravy recipe

Hamburger Steaks with Tomato Gravy (+Video)

Hamburger Steaks with Tomato Gravy are seasoned hamburger patties are cooked and topped with a creamy seasoned tomato gravy. Classic southern meal!

Italian Sloppy Joes recipe

Italian Sloppy Joes

This Italian Sloppy Joes recipe is an easy weeknight meal! Ground sausage, peppers, onion and spaghetti sauce on a soft brioche bun!

S.O.S. Creamy Hamburger Gravy

S.O.S. (Creamy Hamburger Gravy) +Video

S.O.S. also known as Creamy Hamburger Gravy is an old-school meal. This is a classic, simple and tasty meal that is reminiscent of military cooking!

Big Mac Salad recipe from The Country Cook.

Big Mac Salad (+Video)

This recipe for Big Mac Salad is chock full of ground beef, cheese, fresh veggies and homemade dressing! Like a Big Mac without the bun!

Homemade Hamburger Helper

Homemade Hamburger Helper (+Video)

This Homemade Hamburger Helper recipe is delicious comfort food with a creamy, cheesy sauce. It is an easy dinner made all in one pot!

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Air Fryer Hamburgers

Quick, easy and juicy, these Air Fryer Hamburgers are the perfect way to cook your favorite sandwich all year round – no grill needed!

Mozzarella Stuffed BBQ Meatloaf

Mozzarella Stuffed BBQ Meatloaf makes four individual perfect-serving meatloaves stuffed with string cheese and topped with barbecue sauce.

Momma's Best Meatloaf recipe

Momma’s Meatloaf (+Video)

Momma's Best Meatloaf recipe is full of flavor and is moist and scrumptious! It's simple to make and comes out perfect every time!

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Instant Pot Chili

Comforting and easy this Instant Pot Chili is the perfect cold weather meal that will instantly warm you up inside.

Slow Cooker Homemade Italian Marinara Spaghetti Sauce with Homemade Beef Meatballs on top of cooked spaghetti

Crock Pot Homemade Meatballs and Marinara

This Crock Pot Homemade Meatballs and Marinara Sauce is the ultimate comfort food. Fresh ingredients simmered all day in a slow cooker!

Hamburger Steaks with Gravy recipe

Hamburger Steaks and Gravy (+Video)

Hamburger Steaks and Gravy are made with seasoned ground beef patties, peppers, onion and are simmered in a deliously thick brown gravy!

Shepherd's Pie recipe from The Country Cook.

Shepherd’s Pie (Cottage Pie)

With tons of flavor from herbs, vegetables and meat, you'll instantly fall in love with The Best Shepherd's Pie. Satisfying, filling and delicious for the whole family.

A soup ladle full of Gnocchi Soup.

Italian Gnocchi Soup

This hearty Italian Gnocchi Soup is full of so much flavor! The unique tomato base sends this easy and and filling soup up to a new level!

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Slow Cooker Hamburger Potato Soup

This Slow Cooker Hamburger Potato Soup is a hearty, filling, and comforting soup that's full of flavor! So creamy, cheesy and easy to make!

Easy Skillet Lasagna recipe from The Country Cook.

Easy Skillet Lasagna (+Video)

This deliciously easy Skillet Lasagna recipe is made with ground beef, onion, garlic, beef broth, Italian diced tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and pasta.

Close up image of Slow Cooker Chili Mac being lifted up with wooden spoon.

Slow Cooker Chili Mac

Want comforting, easy and delicious? This Slow Cooker Chili Mac is super flavorful and is the perfect dinner recipe for any night of the week!

Crock Pot Taco Soup recipe

Crock Pot Taco Soup (+Video)

Crock Pot Taco Soup combines ground beef, ranch seasoning, taco seasoning, Rotel, corn, diced tomatoes topped with sour cream and cheese!

Fiesta Taco Braid

Taco Braid (+Video)

This Easy Taco Braid uses pizza dough, seasoned taco beef, refried beans, cheese and salsa to create the most delicious family dinner!

The Best Baked Spaghetti (Spasagna) recipe from The Country Cook

The Best Baked Spaghetti (a.k.a Spasagna)

The Best Baked Spaghetti, also known as Spasagna, is inspired by the meal at Cheddar's. Alfredo spaghetti topped with meat sauce and cheese!

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Taco Crescent Ring

This Taco Crescent Ring is so versatile and always a favorite with friends and family! It uses simple ingredients all wrapped up in crescent rolls making it a fun appetizer or main dish!

The Best Stuffed Pepper Casserole recipe

Stuffed Pepper Casserole (+Video)

The Best Stuffed Pepper Casserole is a deliciously easy and tasty dinner recipe! Ground beef, rice, tomatoes, garlic, cheese and seasonings!

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Puffy Pizza Casserole

Puffy Pizza Casserole is like a meat lovers pizza all tossed in a casserole dish – flavorful with melty cheese, sauce and the fun part – no pizza dough needed!

Close up of stacked Easy Cheeseburger Crescent Cups with top cup having bite out of it

Easy Cheeseburger Cups

These Easy Cheeseburger Crescent Cups are a huge family favorite! Handheld and perfect for an appetizer or a meal. A fun and flavorful play on the classic burger recipe!!

Stuffed Pepper Soup recipe.

Stuffed Pepper Soup (+Video)

This easy Stuffed Pepper Soup has all the flavors of stuffed peppers but in a soup. Ground beef, peppers, rice, broth and seasonings!

Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers recipe.

Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers (+Video)

These Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers have a secret ingredient that take them over the top! Cooking them in the slow cooker makes it easy!

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Crescent Taco Cups

These Crescent Taco Cups combine taco meat, cheese and crescent dough to make a fun and flavorful dish you can't resist. Perfect for a fun dinner or appetizer!

Dorito Casserole recipe

Doritos Taco Casserole (+Video)

This Doritos Taco Casserole recipe is layers of seasoned ground beef, Doritos, shredded cheese, lettuce, tomato and Catalina dressing!

Beef Taco Pie recipe.

Easy Taco Pie

Want to change up your boring taco night routine? This Homemade Taco Pie recipe is made with simple ingredients, is full of flavor and is fun to make and eat!

Close up of one of the Smothered Beef Burritos on white plate topped with sour cream cut open showing filling.

Smothered Beef Burritos (+Video)

Cheesy, beefy and covered in a delicious white sauce, these Smothered Beef Burritos are an easy weeknight dinner that the whole family will devour!

Crock Pot Taco Joes

Crock Pot Taco Joes (+Video)

Crock Pot Taco Joes are like sloppy joes with a taco twist. This filling is amazing in tacos and burritos or on tostadas. A huge family favorite!

Taco Pizza recipe.

Taco Pizza (+Video)

Make it a fun Taco Tuesday dinner with this extremely easy and crowd-pleasing Taco Pizza! Simple ingredients with flavor bursting in every bite!

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Crock Pot Taco Meat

This Crock Pot Taco Meat has just 3 ingredients and makes the perfect base to all of your taco flavored recipes! Easy and so flavorful!

A plate of taco pasta salad with doritos crumbled on top.

Taco Pasta Salad

This flavorful Taco Pasta Salad is simple to make and so delicious! It has all the best parts of a taco but served as a pasta salad instead and topped with Doritos!

A hand holding a serving of delicious Bisquick Taco Casserole in front of a baking dish full of it.

Bisquick Taco Casserole

All your favorite taco flavors topped with a cheesy, fluffy layer of Bisquick to craft the ultimate comfort food, Bisquick Taco Casserole! Easy and quick to make!

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Sour Cream Noodle Bake (+Video)

This Sour Cream Noodle Bake is giving off all sorts of lasagna vibes with its tender egg noodles, cheesy, creamy goodness and tomato meat sauce.

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Sheet Pan Beef Quesadillas

These Sheet Pan Beef Quesadillas are an easy and time-saving ground beef dinner recipe that the whole family will enjoy!

Square image of stacked Beef Stroganoff Cups.

Beef Stroganoff Cups

These Beef Stroganoff Cups take a classic dish and make them into an easy, fun handheld form that is less mess and easy to hold and eat!

Beef and Potato Hand Pies

These Easy Beef and Potato Hand Pies are made with canned biscuits, ground beef, diced potatoes and seasonings. A family favorite recipe!

Super Simple Beefy Spaghetti Sauce

Homemade Beef Spaghetti Sauce (+Video)

This Homemade Beef Spaghetti Sauce is simple to make but has incredible flavor. It's the perfect meaty sauce to hold up to any pasta shape. Freezes well!

Handheld BBQ Beef Biscuit Cups

BBQ Beef Biscuit Cups

BBQ Beef Biscuit Cups only have 5 ingredients: biscuits, beef, bbq sauce, cheese and seasoning. So easy and they only take 30 minutes to make!

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Beef Egg Roll in a Bowl (+Video)

This Beef Egg Roll in a Bowl recipe is a fun twist on your favorite takeout food. It is easy, tasty and makes a delicious weeknight dinner.

Close up of a homemade cheesy ground beef and rice casserole with a serving missing.

Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole

This Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole is always a hit. It's a family favorite comfort meal, and a simple one dish recipe that can't be beat!

Impossible Bisquick Burrito Bake recipe

Bisquick Burrito Bake (+Video)

With only 6 ingredients, this Bisquick Burrito Bake is not only simple to make but absolutely delicious. A simple, satisfying casserole dish!

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