45 Easy Ground Beef Casserole Recipes That Are Perfect for Dinner
This is comfort food at its best!
Around here, we can't get enough casserole recipes! From breakfast casseroles to potato casseroles, there seems to be a casserole dish for just about every occasion. But when it comes to family dinners, it's these easy ground beef casserole recipes that we turn to time and time again. After all, even picky eaters can get behind the cheeseburger casserole that's layered with french fries! Best of all—these ground beef recipes are made to go straight from the oven to your table so there's less clean-up and less fuss in the kitchen. Choose from classics, like Ree Drummond's lasagna and beef enchiladas or opt for one of the creative ideas ahead.
When we think of ground beef casserole recipes, the first thing that comes to mind is comfort food. For instance, there's the warm and cozy sour cream noodle bake and the cowboy casserole that's loaded with tater tots. Plus, a casserole inspired by sloppy joes—yep, the meatiest sandwich of them all! And don't even get us started on the homemade version of hamburger helper—it's rich, hearty, and surprisingly easy. In fact, this 30-minute meal is perfect for busy weeknights. Heck, there's even a few healthy ground beef recipes like stuffed cabbage casserole in here if you'd prefer something a little on the lighter side. Looking for other easy dinner ideas? Read on to find our favorite ground beef casserole dishes!
Cheesy ravioli layered between hearty meat sauce and even more melty mozzarella cheese—this dish is sure to rank among your favorite pasta recipes. It's also surprisingly easy to make!
Get the Baked Ravioli recipe.
Switch up taco night with this deconstructed casserole. The tortilla chips are layered like lasagna noodles throughout the dish.
Get the Taco Casserole recipe.
Ground beef, onions, and Worcestershire sauce give this savory pie the same flavors as your classic burger recipe. It's also topped with a layer of cheese and served up with pickles and ketchup for dipping.
Get the Cheeseburger Pie recipe.
These beef enchiladas have a supermarket hack that makes them so easy: canned enchilada sauce! It'll save you a ton of time in the kitchen.
Get the Beef Enchiladas recipe.
This casserole has all the elements of a family-friendly meal: creamy beef filling, cheesy tater tots, and bacon. Plus, it's ready in less than an hour!
Get the Cowboy Casserole recipe.
This Tex-Mex favorite combines ground beef, chorizo, peppers, and beans with a fluffy corn muffin. It's ready in under an hour!
Get Ree's Tamale Pie recipe.
Stuffed Cabbage Casserole
For this family dinner, each stuffed cabbage roll is lined up in a casserole pan and topped with a sweet and sour tomato sauce. Once it's baked, simply serve with mashed potatoes for the ultimate crowd-pleaser.
Get the Stuffed Cabbage Casserole recipe.
Sloppy Joe Casserole
Adding everything bagel seasoning to the slider rolls in this nostalgic casserole dish gives it an updated twist, but you could also sesame seeds for a more classic flavor.
Get the Sloppy Joe Casserole recipe.
Homemade Hamburger Helper
Who doesn't love this childhood classic? Hamburger Helper in a box can be made in your kitchen with ground beef, slices of bacon, dried seasonings, canned tomato sauce, and broth—all in one pot!
Get the Homemade Hamburger Helper recipe.
Beef Enchilada Casserole
Beef, rice, enchilada sauce, and all your favorite Tex-Mex toppings layered into one comforting casserole dish—it doesn't get much better than that!
Get Ree's Beef Enchilada Casserole recipe.
Best Lasagna Ever
Ree's classic lasagna is perfect for meat lovers like her husband Ladd. The sauce is made with a combination of both ground beef and ground sausage. Anyone else's stomachs rumbling?
Get Ree's Best Lasagna Ever recipe.
This make-ahead dish is the perfect freezer-friendly dinner. Warm it up on a cold night or whenever you're short on time.
Get the Shepherd's Pie recipe.
Cheesy Beef and Sweet Potato Taco Casserole
Try a new twist on taco night with this flavorful taco casserole. There's even a layer of tortilla chips in the center for that yummy corn flavor.
We love the gooey, saucy deliciousness of this classic baked pasta. Serve it with a side salad for an easy Italian dinner.
Get Ree's Baked Ziti recipe.
This is a great weeknight dinner, mostly because it's so fun! You get all the classic flavors of lasagna, but in individual roll-ups instead.
Get Ree's Lasagna Roll-Ups recipe.
Sour Cream Noodle Bake
With creamy egg noodles and a hearty meat sauce, everything about this casserole is comforting. And let's not forget the layer of melted cheese!
Get Ree's Sour Cream Noodle Bake recipe.
Cheesy Spinach and Beef Casserole
The base of this dish is spinach, mushrooms, rice, and beef. But there's also Monterrey Jack cheese for even more flavor.
Get the Cheesy Spinach and Beef Casserole recipe at The Dinner Bell.
Bolognese Pasta Bake
This classic bolognese is best when simmered slowly to allow the flavors to mingle. But you can prep the whole pasta bake in advance and freeze it to make weeknights even easier.
Get the Bolognese Pasta Bake recipe at Simply Delicious Food.
Shepherd's Pie with Tater Tots
This shortcut shepherd's pie swaps the top layer of mashed potatoes for crispy tater tots instead! But it still has all the beef and veggies in a rich gravy sauce that you know and love.
Get the Shepherd's Pie with Tater Tots recipe at Accidental Happy Baker.
Ground Beef Stroganoff
Love beef stroganoff but don't want to break the bank on steak? Try this budget-friendly version made with ground beef and frozen veggies.
Get the Ground Beef Stroganoff recipe at The Cozy Cook.
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