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30 Best Ground Beef Casserole Recipes

From cheeseburgers to nachos, there’s a lot you can do with ground beef. And these tasty ground beef casserole recipes are a great place to start.

Easy, economical, and very nourishing, ground beef is one of those versatile ingredients beloved by thrifty cooks.

But it can get boring serving the same meatloaf night after night. Luckily, these ground beef dinners are anything but boring.

Ground Beef Casserole with Cheese and Penne Pasta
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Ground Beef Casserole Recipes You Don’t Want To Miss

Cozy and comforting, there’s nothing as lip-smackingly satisfying as a bubbling bake.

And these hearty casseroles are perfect if you’re looking for new make-ahead meals.

Spend your weekend throwing a few of these together, and you’ll have insanely tasty dinners all week long!

Top view of Philly Cheesesteak Casserole made with melted mix of beef, bell peppers, garlic, onions, and lots of cheese.
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1. Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

No bun or steak? Trust me, you won’t miss them because this mouthwatering casserole is just like the real deal.

It’s got a melted mix of beef, bell peppers, garlic, onions, and lots of cheese. Now, that’s what I call devour-worthy!

You’ll also be happy to hear this addictive casserole is low-carb, so it’s keto-friendly.

Tater Tot Casserole

2. Tater Tot Casserole

What’s better than crunchy, golden brown tater tots?

Crunchy, golden brown tater tots stuffed into a casserole with beef, creamy mushroom soup, and cheese!

You can use up your pantry ingredients or make it ahead of time. Either way, your family’s getting a delicious, satisfying, and economical meal.

Stacked beef enchiladas in a baking dish.
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3. Stacked Beef Enchiladas

These stacked beef enchiladas will propel you into the casserole big leagues.

Also known as Mexican lasagna, this fun fusion recipe features layers of corn tortillas, spicy ground beef, salsa, and cheese.

I love bringing this one to potlucks, it’ll make the party go with a bang and you’ll be the most popular cook in the room!

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Taco Meat Casserole with Tomatoes and Cheese

4. Walking Taco Casserole

Need inspiration for Taco Tuesday? Liven things up with this creative ground beef casserole.

It’s basically taco salad in casserole form – Frito chips, ground beef, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and olives. So you get the flavors you crave all in one dish.

Colorful, nutritious, and filling, this meal is enough to keep the hungriest family happy.

Beef and eggplant casserole with ground beef, eggplant, onion, garlic, and fresh herbs.
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5. Beef and Eggplant Casserole

This family dinner feast is perfect if you’ve picky eaters at the table.

It’s the kind of casserole that lets you sneak in loads of nutritious ingredients while ramping up the deliciousness.

Ground beef, eggplant, onion, garlic, and fresh herbs are simmered in a tangy tomato sauce.  And there’s mozzarella cheese! 

Cheesy Hamburger Casserole with Ground Beef and Pasta

6. Hamburger Casserole

Satisfy your inner child with this hamburger casserole recipe!

I admit, the last time I had this dish I was a kid. But I fully intend to correct that mistake and make this irresistible recipe for dinner

It’s full of gooey noodles, juicy hamburger meat, tangy tomato sauce, and lots of cheese. You’ll feel like your eating mom’s cozy cooking all over again.

Cheesy sloppy joe casserole in pot.
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7. Sloppy Joe Casserole

Easy, filling, and totally addictive, this sloppy joe casserole requires just one pot, one dish, and a handful of ingredients.

Beef, onions, pasta, corn, and tomatoes are simmered on the stove until cooked, then poured into a casserole dish and topped with cheese.

Bake until the cheese browns and dive in!

Mexican Meat Casserole with Cheese and Corn

8. John Wayne Casserole

It’s doubtful that John Wayne ever made or ate this casserole. But he definitely would have approved of its spicy Western flavors.

This gooey casserole has a biscuit base topped with beef, green peppers, tomatoes, and sour cream. 

It’s finished off with a cheesy topping, too. So it’s even harder to resist a second helping.

Cheeseburger casserole cooked in a white dish.

9. Cheeseburger Casserole

Forget Hamburger Helper, this homemade version blows away any cheeseburger you make from a box.

It’s a comforting blend of macaroni pasta and hamburger meat, simmered in a rich tomato sauce. Not only does it taste better from scratch, but it’s just as easy as store-bought.

Serve it with extra cheese and some garlic bread for a truly awesome Italian-inspired feast!

Cowboy Cornbread with Ground Beef and Corn

10. Cowboy Cornbread

The southern states know how to do comfort food, and this dense cornbread casserole is no exception.

It’s what happens when a cheeseburger meets shepherd’s pie. The result is meaty ground beef topped with melted cheese and crumbly cornbread.

I’ve no idea if cowboys ever cooked or ate this comforting dinner. But it definitely gives me energy for the trail.

Serving of cheesy ground beef casserole on a white plate.
Source: Thecozycook.com

11. Ground Beef Casserole

As the name suggests, this is a simple ground beef casserole made with simple ingredients. 

But don’t let that fool you – there’s plenty of tantalizing tastes and textures in this one-dish main.

This is a big meal with big flavor, so if you’re in the mood for unfussy comfort food, you’re in the right place.

Nacho casserole topped with sliced avocadoes and cherry tomatoes
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12. Nacho Casserole

Good food doesn’t have to be sophisticated. Sometimes, you need to go back to basics for something that really hits the spot.

Like this nacho casserole. It’s full of crunchy tortilla chips, juicy ground beef, tangy salsa, and melted cheese. 

You can customize this versatile recipe to suit your own family’s taste. Jalapenos, veggies, black beans, use anything you fancy.

Homemade Stuffed Bell Peppers

13. Stuffed Peppers

Healthier than your average comfort food, stuffed peppers are a nutritious vegetarian favorite.

These bell peppers are stuffed with ground beef, rice, and tomato sauce for a tasty and filling treat.

Amish country casserole served in a white bowl.
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14. Amish Country Casserole

This freezer-ready casserole is a brilliant choice for meal preppers and anyone gearing up for winter eats.

You can make it ahead of time and freeze, or make it at the weekend for oven-ready dinners during the week. 

However you decide to make this, you’ll love the savory combo of beef, pasta, tomatoes, and creamy mushroom soup.

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15. Beef Tamale Casserole

This tasty tamale casserole with ground beef is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. 

It’s a layered dish featuring sweet cornbread topped with spiced beef, enchilada sauce, and heapings of cheese.

The bready crust soaks up all the delicious seasoned meaty juices. Serve it on game day and everyone will be licking their plates clean.

Homemade Barilla Lasagna

16. Lasagna

This perfect lasagna tastes like it was made by an Italian grandmother but it wasn’t. It was made by you, in your kitchen, in half the time.

Using ready-made marinara sauce, it’s super easy to get this classic pasta casserole on the table, even on busy evenings.

Spoon scooping cheesy pizza casserole form a glass dish.
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17. Pizza Casserole

A cheesy baked pasta that tastes like pizza? Sign my family up! 

All the pizza ingredients you know and love are here. There’s pepperoni, tomato sauce, and parmesan, all jam-packed into one baking dish.

The kids will love its pizza-like flavor, and you’ll love how easy it is to throw together. Everyone’s a winner with this family dinner!

Cheese ground beef and rice casserole
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18. Ground Beef and Rice Casserole

Family dinners just got a whole lot easier and cheaper thanks to this budget-friendly meal.

It’s made with seasoned ground beef, long-grain rice, and cream of mushroom soup. 

And, of course, don’t forget the cheese. No comfort food is complete without a melted cheesy topping.

Sloppy joe Frito pie prepared on a glass baking dish.
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19. Sloppy Joe Frito Pie

Nothing says good times like Sloppy Joes.

So enjoy a bit of savory goodness tonight with this hedonistic mix of juicy meat and tangy sauce.

Ground beef and onions are tossed in homemade sloppy joe sauce and topped with crunchy corn chips and cheddar cheese. It’s fun, funky, and crazy tasty!

Beef burrito casserole on a glass baking dish.
Source: Recipegirl.com

20. Beef Burrito Casserole

Having a bad day? This meaty ground beef casserole is the perfect antidote.

Spicy beef, chili beans, and salsa are tightly wrapped in flour tortillas. Then topped with grated cheese and green onion. 

The result is an amazing Mexican feast that tastes like a burrito. So no one can eat it and stay grumpy!

Beef cabbage roll casserole served on a white plate.
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21. Beef Cabbage Roll Casserole

Cabbage rolls are a great low-carb option when you want a delicious beefy wrap without the bread.

Not everyone enjoys fussing about with cabbage leaves, however. So skip the wrapping and go straight to eating with this fuss-free recipe.

All the ingredients are piled into a casserole dish and left to simmer in the Italian-flavored tomato sauce. Simple!

Beef stroganoff casserole on a pot.
Source: Thecozycook.com

22. Beef Stroganoff Casserole

Silky noodles, salty beef, creamy sauce. I don’t know about you, but I’m drooling over my keyboard.

This traditional Russian dish was created to keep out the cold.

One bite and you’ll understand why. This luxurious dish is a warming bowl of yummy goodness.

Meat-and-Potato Casserole made with cream of celery soup, frozen corn, potatoes, and onions.
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23. Meat and Potato Casserole

Sometimes basic is best. And it doesn’t get more deliciously basic than the time-honored combo of meat and potatoes.

This is a great budget-friendly meal for big families.

It’s made with common cupboard staples like cream of celery soup, frozen corn, potatoes, and onions. And of course, plenty of hearty beef for tasty protein.

Serving of ground beef and broccoli casserole with fork.
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24. Ground Beef and Broccoli Casserole

Calling all keto dieters, this casserole is for you if you’re craving cheeseburgers and/or lasagna.

It’s the best of both, with chunky ground beef, cheddar cheese, and zingy tomato sauce.

Cayenne and garlic add spicy, pungent notes while broccoli florets provide your daily ration of green vegetables.

Cheesy beef and mushroom country casserole  garnished with chopped onion leeks.
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25. Beef and Mushroom Country Casserole

This traditional ‘country’ casserole tastes like something your grandma would make (if your grandma was into delicious, meaty meals).

Made with mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, soft egg noodles, and seasoned beef, this is a dinner that’ll have you drooling. 

And, best of all, there are no canned soups or hidden additives – just real, whole foods. Grandma would definitely approve.

A slice of Spaghetti pie on a plate.
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26. Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti pie might not be authentic Italian cooking, but it gets a pass because it’s so crazy good.

This unfussy pie lets the flavorful ingredients speak for themselves. It’s made with piquant beef sauce, creamy ricotta, fresh herbs, and a crispy noodle crust.

It’s about as easy and kid-friendly as casseroles come.

Spinach fandango casserole on a baking dish sliced in square.
Source: Thedinnerbell.recipes

27. Spinach Fandango Casserole

This nourishing ground beef casserole recipe is just as much fun as it sounds. 

A creative twist on a spinach lasagna, it’s a layered bake made with leafy greens, beef, mushrooms, rice, and lots of cheese.

You can easily adapt this one to suit your family’s needs. So everyone will be happy!

Slice of Shepherd's pie on plate.
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28. Shepherd’s Pie

Almost any cook can make shepherd’s pie, but not every cook can make an amazing shepherd’s pie.

It’s easy to get complacent about the classics, but you won’t regret giving this recipe a try.

It’s stuffed with juicy beef and plenty of healthy vegetables, all simmered in a rich gravy and topped with cheesy mash.

Savory Homemade Baked Ziti

29. Baked Ziti

Baked ziti is classic Italian party fare for a crowd. It’s a tasty team-up of pasta, tomato sauce, ground beef, and mozzarella baked to gooey perfection. 

It was traditionally served at weddings because nothing sets a marriage off right like a cheesy pasta bake

But why wait for a special occasion? You can make this super easy family-friendly dinner any night of the week.

Serving of sour cream ground beef noodle casserole on a plate.
Source: Thekitchenmagpie.com

30. Sour Cream Ground Beef Noodle Casserole  

Creamy and dreamy, this rich ground beef casserole recipe is heaven in a dish.

It’s a smooth blend of soft noodles, thick sour cream, browned beef, and tomato sauce. 

And it’s got a heady mix of cottage cheese, Parmesan, and Mexican cheese. So cheese lovers won’t be able to resist.

30 Best Ground Beef Casseroles

Dinner just got easier with these ground beef casserole recipes. From taco to hamburger to Frito pie, you’ll flip for these tasty casseroles.

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  • Prep a tasty casserole in 30 minutes or less!
Ground Beef Casserole Recipes

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Kim - InsanelyGood
Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

3 thoughts on “30 Best Ground Beef Casserole Recipes”

  1. Hello Kim!
    I want to thank you for all of your work in presenting these recipes. I am always looking for easy recipes that have simple ingredients. I do love to cook and try new things. However, on a day to day basis, the simple things are better. Please keep up the great work!

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    • Glad you found some new recipes to try, Cathy! My son loves the pizza casserole and the stroganoff one. My favorite is probably the Amish country casserole. Although the spinach fandango one is also incredible.

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