20-Minute Ground Beef Recipes

Nachos for Dinner
Leave that microwave meal in the freezer, and pull away from the drive-through. These 20-minute meals are fast, fresh, and perfect for the weeknight rush. Put a package of ground beef to good use tonight.

Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps

You've seen them on your favorite restaurant menus, and now it's time to make them at home (in under 20 minutes!). Spice them up with our favorite trio -- sriracha, soy sauce, and sesame oil.

Saucy Meatball Sandwiches

Meatballs in minutes? Yep! Simply mix, shape, and bake. Pile the saucy meatballs in hoagie buns and top with plenty of Parmesan cheese.

Chipotle Chili-Cheese Dogs

A quick chili takes weeknight hot dogs from ho-hum to home run. Flavor up the meaty topper with bacon, garlic, and jalapeno.

Easy Taco Salad

You can have a healthy dinner on the table in just 15 minutes. The key? Make the taco meat the night before, and this salad's ready when you are.

Taco Burger Sliders

There are a lot of boring burgers out there. These are not among them. We've spiced things up with salsa and taco seasoning.

Summer Chili

A few shortcuts like frozen veggies and canned beans mean this chili is ready in just 20 minutes.

Greek-Style Sloppy Joes

You *do* have time to make dinner tonight. Classic sloppy joes go Greek with the addition of bulgur wheat, oregano, and feta cheese.

Stuffed Peppers Mole

Brown up a big batch of ground beef and use it all week. Shortcuts like quick-cooking Spanish-style rice and purchased mole sauce mean this healthy dinner is on the table in just 20 minutes.

Cooked ground beef is super helpful to keep on hand giving you the ability to whip up a family-friendly meal in minutes. Watch as we show you how to brown ground beef using our easy tips for perfectly cooked beef.

How to Brown Ground Beef

Don't fear the frying pan! It may seem simple, but we've got the secrets to perfectly cooked ground beef. Use the finished meat for salads, soups, and quick weeknight dinners.

Potato-Topped Beef Bowl

We're all about this Tuesday night dinner. Because there IS such a thing as quick comfort food. 

Pineapple Beef Chili

Finally, definitive proof that pineapple's what your chili's been missing. With just five ingredients, this island-inspired dinner is ready in no time.

Crunchy Beef Wraps

Don't hit the drive-through! These crunchy wraps have the fast-food flavors you love but with a healthy serving of protein and veggies.

Salsa Beef Sandwiches

Five ingredients, 20 minutes, and dinner is done.


They may not be groundbreaking, but they are the best weeknight nachos we've ever had.

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