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Ground Beef Recipes - Hamburger Recipes - Mince Recipes

Ground beef is also known as mince and hamburger. Ground beef has long been considered a meat-stretcher, easier on the wallet than full beef cuts. Perhaps for this reason, there are a lot of inventive ways to use ground beef other than for burgers, meatloaf and meatballs, including some interesting mock gourmet recipes.
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Albondigas Soup (Mexican Meatball Soup) Recipe
Ground beef and sausage meatballs are simmered in a tomato and chile beef broth base. Rice and corn add starch for a hearty meal in a dish. Serve soup topped with crushed tortilla chips and shredded Mexican cheese blend. The traditional version does not include corn, so you may omit it. You may substitute ground chicken and/or turkey, if you wish.

American Shepherd's Pie Recipe
This is an American variation of traditional shepherd's pie that is sure to please any meat and potatoes fan. The ground beef has a natural rich mushroom gravy and the potatoes are loaded with cheese. For more authentic shepherd's pie, use lamb instead of beef.

Asian Beef Noodle Toss Recipe
This quick-fix beef and noodle pasta dish gets an Asian flavor from ramen, Oriental vegetables, and a hint of ginger. You can have this inexpensive meal on the table in about 15 minutes.

Bacon and Double Cheeseburger Loaf Recipe
This hearty meatloaf combines all your favorite bacon cheeseburger ingredients.

Bacon Cheeseburger Puff Rolls Recipe
This bacon cheeseburger wrapped in a puff pastry roll is easy to make and elegant to serve. Try varying this recipe by using pizza dough in place of puff pastry and/or sausage instead of ground beef. Slice thinner for appetizer party snacks.

Baked Stuffed Papayas Recipe
This unusual recipe features papayas with a stuffing of ground beef, tomatoes, garlic, onions, and Parmesan cheese.

Batter-Dipped Fondue Meatballs Recipe
Ground beef and sausage meatballs are dipped into a beer batter and fried in a fondue pot. The meatballs are served with mustard and horseradish sauces. Make the sauces at least 1 hour in advance and refrigerate.

Beef and Sausage Roll Recipe
This yummy beef and sausage roll is stuffed with hard-boiled eggs, prosciutto, provolone, and spinach. It is delicious hot, warm, or cold and makes great sandwiches.

Beef and Spinach Deep Dish Pizza Recipe
Start with refrigerated French bread dough for this quick pizza topped with ground beef, spinach, pepperoni, and cheese.

Beef Mozzarella Roll Recipe
Try this unusual beef and sausage meatloaf roll stuffed with mushrooms, sweet onions, and mozzarella cheese. Do not let the detailed instructions sway you. This is quite easy to make and a delightful change from traditional meatloaf.

Beef Stuffed Squash Recipe
The natural sweetness of acorn squash melds beautifully with spiced ground beef, vegetables, and corn. Serve with a salad and biscuits for a full meal.

Beefy Three-Cheese Enchiladas Recipe
Make this tasty beef and cheese enchiladas recipe for a crowd or freeze into portions for family meals.

Broiled Italian Meatballs Recipe
This Italian meatball recipe is easy enough for kids to make and heart healthy, too. Eat as is or add to spaghetti sauce, soups, stews or casseroles. You may also use this mixture to make a meatloaf.

Cabbage Rolls Recipe
Cabbage rolls are a comfort food for many folks. Cabbage leaves are stuffed with an herbed ground beef, sausage, and rice mixture. They are easy to make for a satisfying hearty meal. My Granny-Ma always served cabbage rolls over mashed potatoes with lots of the tomato gravy.

Chinese Beef-Rice Baby Meatballs Recipe
Tiny flavorful beef meatballs are coated in sticky rice and fresh ginger, then quickly cooked in the pressure cooker. Sweet and sour dipping sauce recipe also included.

Cincinnati Chili Recipe
Try this hearty Cincinatti chili five ways like the locals do. It is also wonderful on hot dogs and french fries.

Cincinnati-Style Chili Recipe
This beef chili is a favorite in Cincinnati, served with spaghetti, Cheddar cheese, beans, and onions as traditional accompaniments.

Fake Jerky Strips Recipe
This jerky is made with hamburger (ground beef) loaded with spices and flavorings to make your tongue sing. It is baked in the oven, so no special equipment is needed.

Grilled Hamburger Salad Recipe
The traditional hamburger and its fixings is transformed into an Asian grilled salad with a fish sauce dressing.

Ground Beef Cooking Tips
Before you start cooking your ground beef recipes, get tips and hints to make the most of your meat. Ground beef is also known as mince and hamburger.

Ground Beef Jerky Recipe
Try this less expensive version of beef jerky made with ground beef or substitute ground turkey for the beef. This jerky may be made in a dehydrator or in your oven.

Gyro Omelet Recipe
Instead of having your gyro in a pita, fold it into a delightfully different omelet. Great for breakfast but hearty enough for dinner.

Hamburgers Diane Recipe
Steak Diane is a gourmet treat at the finest restaurants, but it can be quite expensive. Here is a version using ground beef patties with a similar rich mushroom wine sauce. If you cannot use wine, you may substitute strong beef broth.

Homemade Frankfurters (Hot Dogs) Recipe
Hot dogs or frankfurters are nothing more than ground meat with seasonings. They are easy to make at home with about an hour of time invested. You can make these all beef or all pork, if you wish. Feel free to adjust the seasonings to suit your own personal tastes.

Hot Beef and Pinto Bean Chili Dip Recipe
Imagine all your favorite burrito ingredients melted together. Served with tortilla chips or corn chips, this hot dip is sure to be a hit at your next party. Best of all, it may be made up to 2 days in advance.

Indiana Salisbury Steak Recipe
Salisbury steak is actually ground beef patties smothered in rich gravy. The entree goes together quickly, all prepared on the stove-top.

Inside-Out Ravioli Recipe
Pasta is combined with spinach and cheddar cheese, then topped with a tomato meat sauce and baked as a casserole. Makes a hearty and filling one-dish meal.

Italian-style Meatloaf in Peppers Recipe
Hearty meatloaf is baked in bell pepper shells. Low-carb adjustments included.

Jamaican Beef Patties Recipe
These ground beef patty turnovers are spicy meat pies enjoyed in Jamaica. They are now quite popular in the U.S. as well. Adjust the spicy heat factor by adjusting the amounts of curry powder and Scotch bonnet chiles up or down to suit your own tastes. Scotch bonnet peppers are also known as habaneros in some areas.

Light Sausage Recipes
These recipes developed are for lean sausages, less than 30% total fat and less than 10% saturated fat, yet full of flavor. Use a food processor with a metal blade to grind the meat.

Loco Taco Meatball Poppers Recipe
Spicy ground beef meatballs with a Mexican flair are stuffed inside mini-cornbread muffins. Try these for your next party and wow the crowd.

Meatball Soup Recipe - Mexican Albondigas Soup Recipe
Mexican albondigas meatball soup is a great way to stretch a pound of ground beef to feed 10 people. The tasty soup is loaded with vegetables and rice. Serve with salad and bread for a full and satisfying meal.

Mexican Lasagna Recipe
Traditional Mexican ingredients come together in a layered casserole. Flour tortillas replace the pasta used in lasagna. This makes a filling meal. It is an excellent way to stretch ground beef.

Mexican Olive Salad Recipe
Ground beef, Cheddar cheese, and two kinds of olives form the base for this Mexican-style salad tossed with tomatoes and corn chips. Add your favorite chiles if you like it spicy. This is hearty enough for dinner.

Moroccan Stuffed Artichokes Recipe
Artichoke bottoms are stuffed with a spiced mixture of ground beef, rice, garlic, onions, and tomatoes and baked to tender perfection.

Morton’s Two-Fisted Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe
This popular burger from the famous Morton's steakhouse is said to be the favorite of Matt Birk, a six-time All-Pro Center with the Minnesota Vikings.

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs with Vodka Sauce Recipe
This recipe is great for flavorful meatball appetizers, a stand-alone vodka marinara sauce, a meatloaf, or a spaghetti and meatballs main dish.

Polenta Lasagna Recipe
Polenta (cooked cornmeal) takes the place of noodles in this layered lasagna. The hearty filling includes ground beef, sausage, mushrooms, and onions. This lasagna may be made and refrigerated up to 8 hours in advance of baking.

Potato Chip Meatballs in Creamy Mushroom Gravy Recipe
Dry onion soup mix gives rich flavor to the meatballs while crushed potato chips make a great filler. With a creamy mushroom gravy, these meatballs may be served as an entree over buttered noodles or as a party appetizer.

Processor Italian-Style Meatballs Recipe
Use the food processor to make your own ground beef for Italian-style meatballs.

Puerto Rican Beef Plantain Omelette Recipe
The sweetness of the plantains compliments the tartness of the green olives and capers. Green beans and ground beef in this oven-baked omelette make it a meal hearty enough for dinner.

Quick Beef Carbonnade Recipe
This ground beef dish is made in a Dutch oven. The beer and seasonings make a wonderful gravy for this hearty stew.

Salisbury Steak Recipe
Salisbury steak is an old diner classic. Try making your own at home with this restaurant favorite, complete with mushroom gravy. Beef stock may be substituted for the veal stock.

Sambusak - Filled Savory Pastries Recipe
Flaky sesame-seed crusted pastries are filled with a savory beef or cheese mixture. These are traditional Jewish pastries for Hannukah and the Sabbath, but you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy them. Great for appetizers, and they freeze well.

Sauced Meatballs Recipe
A favorite for decades, the sauce for these meatballs is based on Heinz 57 sauce and canned tomatoes. Great over hot buttered noodles or rice, as an appetizer, or in meatball sandwiches.

Sausage Meatballs in Mushroom Gravy Recipe
The meatballs are a mixture of pork sausage, ground chuck, onions, garlic, and herbs which are simmered with baby portobello mushrooms. The resulting incredibly rich gravy is to die for. It's a perfect topper for normally bland white rice, pasta noodles, or couscous. You can make smaller meatballs to serve as a crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Sausage Omelet Pie Recipe
This sausage omelet pie recipe works well as a dinner meal or for a brunch. The concept is simple. It is a meat crust with an omelet filling. It is easy to make and makes a filling meal.

Sausage Rolls Recipe
Sausage rolls are quite popular in New Zealand's bakeries. They are eaten any time of the day as a snack or meal but are most popular at breakfast or lunch. Unlike our sausage, New Zealand sausage is processed to almost a paste consistency. They are quite yummy and may also be cut down to use as appetizers.

South African Curried Beef Gratin Recipe
This ground beef custard is sweet with coconut milk and apricot preserves yet hot and savory with spices and curry flavors.

South Seas Beef and Rice Recipe
Apples, mushrooms, and bananas combine with curry and allspice to season this ground beef dish served over rice.

Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe
Ground beef, sausage, and vegetables marry with feta, Parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses in these easy stuffed bell peppers.

Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Meatballs Appetizer Recipe
The key to these delicious meatballs is the incredibly simple sweet and spicy sauce. Raspberry chipotle sauce is all the rage but can be time-consuming to make and often difficult to find pre-made in the stores. The heat from the chiles makes a beautiful counter-balance for the sweet jam. These are the ultimate party appetizer.

Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie Recipe
This twist on traditional shepherd's pie uses ground beef, sweet potatoes, spinach, and hard-boiled eggs. If you do not choose to pipe the potatoes on top, simply spoon them into a smooth layer. Ground chuck is preferred for its richer flavor, but you may substitute lean ground beef, if you must.

Taco Meatballs Recipe
Taco Meatballs Recipe. It's all of your favorite taco flavors wrapped up in a meatball! Serve as an appetizer or as an entree with Spanish-style rice on the side. You can even use the mixture as a meatloaf.

Tallerina Recipe
As Esme said in the popular Twilight novel, "Bella, we are making Italiano for you." This is an easy version of an Italian-style pasta casserole using ground beef, noodles, olives, mushrooms, corn, and cheese. Try this one for your Twilight party.

Tangy Meat and Rice Loaf Recipe
Rice, vegetables, mushrooms, and yogurt not only stretch ground beef, but also lend flavor to this meatloaf.

Yugoslavian Burek (Borek) Recipe
These baked meat rolls are shaped like snails and filled with a flavorful ground beef mixture. Serve as an entree or make smaller versions for appetizers.

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