When it comes to easy dinner ideas that involve ground beef, the options are endless. Ground beef tacos, pasta, pizza, stir-fry...but nothing is as easy as these 24 incredible ground beef casserole recipes, range from cheesy and hearty to layered and jam-packed with flavor.
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There's countless reasons why everyone loves a casserole made with ground beef. The meaty dish is easy to make, super affordable to prepare - a package of ground beef starts at around $4.00 in most parts of the country -- and when you make one casserole recipe, you can stretch it into several meals for lunch and dinner the next day and the next!
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Not sure how to make the different types of ground beef casseroles? Turn to this collection of delicious recipes and you will have everything you need to get started and most go from prep to plate in under 30 minutes.
Best Ground Beef Casserole Recipes
Obviously, hamburger casserole tops the list of easy casserole recipes with ground beef for dinner. Take all the flavors from a burger, mix in some pasta and dinner is done! But we've included lots of other must-make casseroles here like Chili Cornbread Casserole with Ground Beef, Mexican Lasagna, Shepherd's Pie, Nacho Beef Casserole, Fiesta Taco Rice Bake with Ground Beef and more.
So the next time your family is looking at you hungry, and you're looking in your freezer wondering what to make them, grab that package of ground beef and choose one of these simple suppers that never disappoint.
Jessie James Decker's Ground Beef Lasagna
This beefy, cheesy baked pasta from the country-pop superstar is impressive, delicious and bound to be an instant crowd-pleaser.
Get the recipe: Ground Beef Lasagna
Old-Fashioned Hamburger Casserole
This old-fashioned Hamburger Casserole recipe is made from things you might already have on hand, and will taste like you stepped into a time machine.
Get the recipe: Old-Fashioned Hamburger Casserole
When your crew can't agree on enchiladas or lasagna, make everyone happy with this quick and easy weeknight casserole! This Mexican lasagna has layers of lean beef, tortillas, beans, cheese and salsa. The result is a satisfying, south-of-the-border twist on a family favorite.
Get the recipe: Mexican Lasagna
Chili Cornbread Casserole
We love this casserole for many reasons, mainly because it combines two comforting recipes into one easy dish. Both chili and cornbread are delicious alone, but something magical happens when you bring them together.
Get the recipe: Chili Cornbread Casserole
Philly Cheesesteak Casserole
Philly Cheesesteaks are the inspiration behind this tasty casserole. All the same flavors, transformed into a weeknight meal any family would love!
Get the recipe: Philly Cheesesteak Casserole
Ground Taco Spaghetti
Taco spaghetti is the best of all worlds, in one easy, delicious meal. Add in the fact this will be a hit with even the pickiest of eaters, and you've got a winner on your hands.
Get the recipe: Ground Beef Taco Spaghetti
This is a great go-to recipe that's budget-friendly and easy on time. Why? Because it's no-boil! Yep, you can use regular noodles, dry, and it will turn out perfectly every time. Most people love it with meat, but you could leave it out, or swap it out for mushrooms or other veggies for a meat-free version.
Get the recipe: All-In-One Ground Beef Lasagna
30-Minute Simple Mexican Lasagna
This non-traditional Mexican lasagna with south-of-the-border flair combines meat and beans into one very hearty meal, and the lasagna has layer upon layer of scrumptious Mexican flavors with a little kick of heat to wake up your taste buds. With only 15 minutes of prep time and 30 minutes from prep to plate, you will find yourself making this Mexican lasagna dish over and over!
Get the recipe: 30-Minute Simple Mexican Lasagna
Calico Bean Bake with Ground Beef
Most calico bean bakes feature a trio of pork-n-beans, red kidney beans, and baby lima or butter beans. These beans are practically a meal in themselves when served over a hot buttered corn muffin. They can be cooked in a conventional oven, in a slow cooker, or over an open fire in a Dutch oven for a hearty and satisfying camping meal.
Get the recipe: Calico Bean Bake with Ground Beef
Easy Shepherd's Pie
Easy Shepherd's Pie is simple, easy and delicious. Pro tip: Leave the mashed potatoes a little chunky and add a little garlic to the potatoes. Try cooking it up for your dad this Father's Day!
Get the recipe: Easy Shepherd's Pie
Beefy Tamale Casserole
The savory filling in this hearty tamale is perfectly complemented by the sweet green chili cornbread topping. It makes for a delicious and stress-free weekday fiesta!
Get the recipe: Beefy Tamale Casserole
Barbecue Beef Tater Tot Casserole
We all know we eat with our eyes first. This Barbecue Beef Tater Tot Casserole really appeals to kids and this amazing recipe really delivers.
Get the recipe: Barbecue Beef Tater Tot Casserole
Make-Ahead Supreme Pizza Pasta Casserole
Can't decide on pizza or pasta? Try both in this speedy supper inspired by everyone’s favorite food! This cheesy, creamy Supreme Pizza Pasta Casserole puts the flavors of a supreme pizza into a crave-worthy pasta dish.
Get the recipe: Make-Ahead Supreme Pizza Pasta Casserole
30-Minutes Cheesy Beef and Bean Enchiladas
Much like Italian baked ziti or lasagna, everyone has their own version of enchiladas. These beef and bean enchiladas have green chiles, are slathered in red enchilada sauce, wrapped in a tasty corn tortilla and topped with tons of ooey-gooey cheese.
Get the recipe: 30-Minute Cheesy Beef and Bean Enchiladas
Casseroles aren't the same old boring, soggy, hot dishes they used to be. This recipe offers both appealing taste and texture. Ortega seasonings spice up the filling, and layers of taco shells give it a crunch.
Get the recipe: Taco Casserole
Retro Frito Pie Casserole
If you enjoy casseroles, you have to try this Frito Pie Casserole next! Families love it!
Get the recipe: Retro Frito Pie Casserole
Tater Tot Casserole with Ground Beef
The Best Tater Tot Casserole recipe is not hard to make, doesn't use canned soup and it's absolutely delicious. This dish is also easy to modify—you can use whatever vegetables you want. You can even use canned soup if it's your preference...just replace the milk/sour cream mixture with one can of condensed cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup.
Get the recipe: Tater Tot Casserole with Ground Beef
Nacho Beef Casserole
A ground beef, elbow noodle casserole that's easy on effort, but BIG on flavor, thanks to classic nacho cheese elements.
Get the recipe: Nacho Beef Casserole
Greek Pastitsio Casserole
Also called Greek lasagna, pastitsio is a layered, baked pasta dish with a creamy white sauce. This shortcut version of Greek pastitsio casserole from Erin Sellin, who blogs at dinnersdishesanddesserts.com, and features the warming cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice that gives this comfort-food dish its Greek ﬂair.
Get the recipe: Greek Pastitsio Casserole
Amish Casserole with Ground Beef
If you haven't jumped on the casserole bandwagon yet, what's stopping you? Maybe after you see this delicious Amish casserole you will feel differently. Filled with egg noodles and ground beef, this supper is not only delicious, but budget-friendly too!
Get the recipe: Amish Casserole with Ground Beef
Fiesta Taco Rice Bake
Nothing says easy when supper time rolls around quite like a classic casserole and this Fiesta Taco Rice Bake recipe brings together the flavors of tacos, salsa and the side of rice all in one easy-to-make casserole. It's perfect for any busy night, or when you're craving Mexican food, but are also on a budget.
Get the recipe: Fiesta Taco Rice Bake
30-Minute Meat Lover's Pizza Pasta Bake
Meat Lover's Pizza Pasta Bake is loaded with ooey-gooey cheese, fun twisty pasta, seasoned beef, pepperoni, sausage and bacon… Need we say more? With 30 minutes from prep to plate, you will find this dish on your menu again very soon.
Get the recipe: 30-Minute Meat Lover's Pizza Pasta Bake
Easy Taco Casserole
Brown rice and fat-free refried beans inspire this healthier south-of-the-border taco casserole from Amy Dong, mom of three and blogger at Chew Out Loud. Don’t let the health angle fool you—the flavor still reigns supreme in this deliciously easy taco casserole.
Get the recipe: Easy Taco Casserole
Cabbage Roll Casserole
A great casserole can be the answer to your prayers on a busy day. You want to feed your family, but don't have all the time in the world. This is when a tasty casserole can be your new best friend. This cabbage roll casserole takes the classic flavors of the original cabbage roll, and puts them together in a much easier—but just as tasty—dish.
Get the recipe: Cabbage Roll Casserole