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Simple ground beef casserole recipes are total comfort food! Whether you’re looking for an easy weeknight dinner, bringing a meal to a friend in need, or trying to use up that leftover meat in the fridge, you’re sure to find a new favorite in this convenient collection. From quick and easy options with few ingredients, to dishes with noodles, potatoes, and rice…they’re all here!

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Casserole Recipes with Ground Beef

Casseroles are some of the most popular American dishes for many reasons. They’re convenient dinners that often include meat, veggies, and rice or pasta in a single pan; they’re typically make-ahead, freezer-friendly options; and they can be easily adapted to suit individual taste preferences. Whether you’re reaching for shortcuts like canned cream of mushroom soup, or you’re opting for wholesome, made-from-scratch meals, these ground beef casserole recipes are for you!

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Ground Beef Casserole with Cornbread Crust

An old fashioned favorite, this Ground Beef Casserole with Cornbread Crust is an easy dinner recipe that the entire family will love! Hamburger is mixed with tomato soup, corn, and zesty chili seasoning for a simple and affordable filling that’s finished with a golden brown Jiffy cornbread topping. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad for a quick weeknight meal!

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Italian Ground Beef Casserole

This easy Italian ground beef casserole with noodles, marinara sauce, cheese, and crispy, flavorful seasoned breadcrumbs is pure comfort food! Pair the hearty, satisfying pasta bake with a Caesar salad and garlic bread for the ultimate family meal. It’s also a simple make-ahead dinner for busy days!

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The Best Stuffed Pasta Shells

The best stuffed pasta shells are full of ground beef, three different types of cheese, and a secret ingredient that adds tons of flavor. Serve the easy stuffed shells recipe with a side salad and garlic bread for a delicious, make-ahead dinner. The 5-star recipe has been featured in Taste of Home magazine, and you’re about to see why!

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Mexican Lasagna

This easy Mexican lasagna is a hearty casserole made with layers of tortillas, seasoned ground beef, beans, corn, salsa, and cheese. The family friendly dinner is a great make-ahead option for busy days, for sharing with friends in need, or for serving alongside a crisp green salad, a bowl of tortilla chips, and homemade guacamole!

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Tater Tot Cowboy Casserole

Tater Tot Cowboy Casserole is a perfectly family-friendly, easy dinner recipe for busy nights! The cozy one dish meal is full of ground beef, green beans and corn, and then finished off with a layer of melted cheddar cheese and a crispy potato topping.

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Cheeseburger Casserole

All of the flavors of a classic burger come together with pasta in this easy dinner recipe! You only need about 20 minutes to assemble a Cheeseburger Casserole that your whole family will adore!

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Easy Ground Beef Noodle Casserole

Easy, cheesy, and flavorful, this Ground Beef Noodle Casserole is a family-friendly dinner for busy nights. Pasta, vegetables and meat combine with a zesty tomato sauce and plenty of cheddar cheese, making this a flavorful and cozy meal. Serve the hamburger casserole with a simple green salad and a loaf of crusty bread, cornbread, or buttermilk biscuits.

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Cottage Pie

A ground beef and vegetable filling is coated in flavorful gravy and topped with mashed potatoes, making this Cottage Pie a nourishing, cozy and easy dinner. The simple recipe is a classic comfort food favorite — and it’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Hamburger Casserole with Rice

This creamy, cheesy Hamburger Casserole with Rice is an old-fashioned, easy dinner with just 15 minutes of prep! The simple ground beef recipe is an entire meal that bakes in one dish — making it perfect for busy weeknights.

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Nacho Casserole

Layers of tortilla chips or Doritos, ground beef, salsa and cheese make this Nacho Casserole a delicious and quick dinner recipe that the whole family will love! Add your favorite toppings like sliced green onion, guacamole, or chopped tomatoes, for a hearty meal that’s ready in about 30 minutes. You just can’t beat easy casseroles for busy weeknights!

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5-Ingredient Taco Casserole

Your busiest weeknights just got a little bit easier, thanks to this 5-Ingredient Taco Casserole! Thanks to a crescent roll crust, it’s an easy dinner recipe that’s on the table in about 30 minutes!

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Beef Stroganoff Casserole

All of the flavors that you love from the traditional dish come together in this cozy and hearty Beef Stroganoff Casserole! A cream of mushroom and sour cream sauce made with ground beef and mushrooms is layered with buttered egg noodles and topped with crispy fried onions. Bake everything in one dish for an easy, satisfying dinner that the whole family can agree on!

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Homemade Lasagna

The best homemade lasagna recipe includes thick layers of noodles, sausage, ground beef, ricotta, Parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses in a made-from-scratch sauce. Pair the hearty, satisfying casserole with a Caesar salad and garlic bread for the ultimate family meal. It’s also an easy make-ahead dinner for busy days!

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Shipwreck Casserole

Shipwreck Casserole is a vintage ground beef recipe that comes together easily with layers of hamburger, potato, kidney beans, onions and tomato soup. Zesty seasoning, bacon, cheese, and a buttery Corn Flake topping finish off the flavorful dish. It’s a simple make-ahead dinner that’s hearty, flavorful, and totally kid-friendly!

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Easy Beef Enchilada Casserole

Indulge in all of your favorite Mexican flavors with this 4-ingredient easy Beef Enchilada Casserole! The quick dinner recipe includes corn tortillas, ground beef, enchilada sauce, and plenty of gooey, melty cheese. Garnish each plate with your favorite toppings, and serve this flavorful casserole with corn salad, rice, ranch-style beans, or tortilla chips and guacamole for a family-friendly weeknight meal!

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Cabbage Roll Casserole

Total comfort food! This cabbage roll casserole is a nutritious dinner that’s full of flavor. With ground beef, tomato soup, veggies, rice, bacon, and cheese, the dish includes all of the ingredients from my great grandmother’s Polish stuffed cabbage rolls — with none of the rolling and stuffing required! Pair the cozy unstuffed cabbage roll casserole with a side of cornbread, 3-ingredient buttermilk biscuits, or a basket of blueberry muffins.

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Dorito Casserole

A fun twist on taco night, this Dorito casserole is an easy dinner that will make your family smile! Ground beef with taco seasoning, bell peppers, corn, and salsa are topped with shredded cheese and crumbled Nacho cheese Doritos tortilla chips. Garnish each plate with your favorite toppings, and serve this flavorful casserole with corn salad, rice, ranch-style beans, or tortilla chips and guacamole for a family-friendly weeknight meal!

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Hamburger Casserole {Sour Cream Noodle Bake}

This Amish hamburger casserole is a comforting dinner that’s full of ground beef, pasta, vegetables, and three different types of cheese. My mom served the layered sour cream noodle bake when I was growing up, and my own kids now love the easy meal, too. Pair it with a simple green salad, broccoli, cornbread, or a crusty loaf of bread!

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4-Ingredient Ground Beef Casserole

This 4-ingredient crescent roll ground beef casserole comes together in just minutes for an easy weeknight dinner! It’s a simple one dish meal that you will turn to again and again when you need to feed your family…fast! Serve the cozy casserole with a simple side salad, Arkansas green beans, or sauteed zucchini.

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Beef Noodle Casserole

Easy, cheesy, and flavorful, this beef noodle casserole is a family-friendly dinner for busy nights. Egg noodles, vegetables, and ground beef combine with a zesty tomato sauce, cheddar cheese, and crispy fried onions, making this a flavorful and cozy meal. Serve the hamburger casserole with a simple green salad and a loaf of crusty bread, cornbread, or buttermilk biscuits.


Hey, I’m Blair!

Welcome to my farmhouse kitchen in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Inspired by local traditions and seasonal fare, you’ll find plenty of easy, comforting recipes that bring your family together around the table. It’s down-home, country-style cooking!

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