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    The 30 BEST Ground Beef and Potato Recipes

    Ground beef and potatoes are like a match made in heaven. Whether in a soup, casserole, or a quick skillet meal, I am always looking for new ways to cook with this combination.

    That’s why I have compiled this list of my favorite ground beef and potato recipes. Here you’ll find a big variety of flavors, from classic comfort foods like cottage pie to exotic dishes you’ve probably never even heard of.

    Cook your way through all of these tasty meals, and find your new family favorite!

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    Ground Beef and Potato Recipes:

    1. Cottage Pie

    This simple Cottage Pie is the definition of comfort food. Ground beef and a mix of flavorful veggies simmer in a tasty gravy and then topped with creamy mashed potatoes for that extra coziness. So yummy!

    Pop everything in the oven and chill out for your soon-to-be favorite winter meal!

    Get the Recipe: Cottage Pie

    2. Meatball Stew

    Whip up a huge pot of this Meatball Stew, and see it become your family’s go-to comfort meal in no time!

    You can make this delish dish on the stove, in a slow cooker, or even in an instant pot. Isn’t that amazing?

    Trust us is a winner dinner for everyone!

    Get the Recipe: Meatball Stew

    3. Mexican Picadillo

    Next time you’re in the mood for Mexican or just want a new ground beef recipe, why not try this tasty picadillo? It’s a fantastic dish to have in your collection and it never fails to impress a crowd!

    Picture juicy ground beef cooked with Latin spices, tomatoes, and loads of veggies. It comes out so delicious!

    Get the Recipe: Mexican Picadillo

    4. Albondigas Soup (Mexican Meatball Soup)

    Here’s everything you need to know about this awesome Mexican Meatball Soup!

    It’s super tasty and heartwarming. Give these new flavors a shot this winter or any time of the year. You’ll be surprised at how this light and refreshing bowl is bursting with such delicious flavors!

    Get the Recipe: Albondigas Soup

    5. Italian Ground Beef and Potatoes

    Try this hash-style dish of Italian Ground Beef and Potatoes with tomatoes. It’s the ultimate comfort food recipe!

    It’s a simple, one-pan meal that’s hearty, comforting, and perfect for a laid-back family dinner during the week. Give it a sure try!

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    6. Potatoes and Ground Beef Hash

    This classic hamburger and potato hash is a quick and easy dish that’s sure to win over your entire family!

    You’ll love this tasty combo of seasoned ground beef, chunky potatoes, and melted cheddar cheese. It’s simple and gets ready in just 20 minutes. Perfect for a quick weeknight meal or a satisfying lunch!

    Get the Recipe @ spaceshipsandlaserbeams

    7. Ground Beef & Potatoes Skillet

    In this tasty one-pan skillet meal, ground beef and potatoes team up with vibrant veggies like kale, tomato, and peppers. The delicious layers of flavor are addictive!

    If you have leftovers, get creative and whip up your favorite yummy dishes like burritos, tacos, and many more!

    Get the Recipe @ eatingwell

    8. Aloo Keema

    Check out this classic, homestyle Aloo Keema recipe, aka Ground Beef & Potato Curry!

    It’s super easy to make and turns out tender and flavorful every time. Pair it with roti, naan, or rice, and relish a hearty meal with your loved ones!

    Get the Recipe @ teaforturmeric

    9. Ground Beef Japanese Curry

    This Japanese curry recipe is super simple and fuss-free. Just a few ingredients, one pot, and ground beef for a quicker meal prep. It’s ideal for your busy days when you’re short on time.

    The best part is, the spices from the roux blend perfectly with the umami goodness of the beef, creating a comforting meal that everyone will simply love!

    Get the Recipe @ rivertenkitchen

    10. Macedonian Moussaka 

    A simple Moussaka recipe with ground beef, spices, and potatoes. This classic Macedonian dish is some seriously good comfort food!

    Tasty layers of ground beef and potatoes are topped with crispy baked milk and egg custard, making it a real cozy dish for the soul. You’ve got to try it to believe it!

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    11. Filipino Picadillo

    Filipino Picadillo is a yummy, one-pan dinner with ground beef, potatoes, raisins, and veggies in a tasty sauce!

    This one-pan skillet meal is perfect for a speedy weeknight dinner. Enjoy it with white rice, tasty fried plantains, and a sunny-side-up egg on top. Any extras do warm up nicely for a second meal the next day. Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ afamilyfeast

    12. Slow Cooker Beef and Potato Au Gratin

    If you want a filling meal give this Slow Cooker Beef and Potato Au Gratin a shot!

    It features beef, potatoes, and cheese, all stacked up in the slow cooker. It’s a full meal that’s a breeze to whip up anytime!

    Get the Recipe @ themagicalslowcooker

    13.  Ground Beef and Potatoes 

    This Ground Beef and Potatoes skillet could totally become your new go-to potato dish. It’s super easy, but packed with flavor in every bite!

    And not only does this recipe taste amazing, it’s also super easy to make. Just cook the potatoes, switch them with the beef and bell peppers, sprinkle in your spices, and finish it off with some cheese, and you’re done!

    Get the Recipe @ iamhungryforthat

    14. Beef Pot Pie Soup

    Ever tried Beef Pot Pie Soup? If not, you’re in for a delicious treat! It’s not your regular thin, watery soup, it’s hearty and super satisfying!

    This soup is packed with veggies, lean ground beef, and a flavorful stout beer and beef stock broth – making it rich and tasty. Are you feeling hungry yet? We bet you will enjoy every spoonful!

    Get the Recipe @ tasteandsee

    15. Shepherd’s Pie

    Try this cozy Shepherd’s Pie recipe, featuring a meat and veggie gravy sauce topped with creamy parmesan mashed potatoes!

    This pie is awesome for a weekend dinner star or a yummy holiday meal side. Just pair it with fresh veggies, salad, and bread to enjoy every bit of that delicious gravy!

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    16. Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole

    Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole is a simple dish with a meatloaf base, loaded mashed potatoes, crispy bacon, and cheese, all baked until deliciously golden!

    For a homestyle meal, you really can’t beat classic Meatloaf with Loaded Mashed Potatoes on top. This casserole transforms a cozy favorite into a simple dinner recipe that kids will also devour!

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    17. Ground Beef and Potato Soup

    This is a Tex-Mex twist on Ground Beef and Potato Soup, or hamburger potato soup. Just mix extra lean ground beef with diced poblano peppers, onion, potatoes, and corn tortillas to whip up a spicy and protein-packed soup that’s just delicious!

    It’s a simple recipe that you can whip up in one pot in less than an hour. So, don’t wait and try this delicacy soon!

    Get the Recipe @ withthewoodruffs

    18. Tacos Dorados

    Golden and crispy Tacos Dorados are packed with a tasty mix of ground beef and potatoes. Perfect for a quick and delicious Mexican dinner!

    Adding some shredded lettuce, Mexican crema, and a spicy salsa kick gives you the perfect combo of crunch and flavor. An ultimate mealtime treat!

    Get the Recipe @ isabeleats

    19. Savory Hand Pies

    Warm and flaky, these tasty Hand pies are the perfect cozy delight on a chilly day!

    Made with a flavorful beef filling, mixed with potatoes and veggies, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked until golden brown. These delicious hand pies are great for a quick lunch or an easy dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ thecozyapron

    20. Meat Patties with Potatoes 

    Meat Patties with Potatoes, or beef cutlets are seriously tasty appetizers packed with delicious spices and herbs. These classic goodies are a hit for a good reason!

    Making these is a breeze with ground beef, breadcrumbs, eggs, mashed potatoes, and a bunch of tasty herbs and spices. Just mix it all up and then pan-fry, and serve it as a tasty appetizer, or enjoy it anytime!

    Get the Recipe @ thedeliciouscrescent

    21. Cheeseburger Soup

    This award-winning Cheeseburger Soup is perfect for the winter season. It’s thick, rich, and bursting with flavor!

    Packed with fresh ingredients and sprinkled with shredded cheese, every veggie is drenched in that cheesy goodness and tastes amazing! We bet you’ll want to whip up this goodness over and over again!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    22. Taco Potato Casserole with Ground Beef

    This Taco Potato Casserole recipe with Ground Beef is a tasty and filling dish that adds Tex-Mex and comfort food vibes.

    Packed with seasoned ground beef, diced potatoes, and gooey cheese layers, this casserole is super easy to make for a cozy family meal or potluck gathering!

    Get the Recipe @ thehonoursystem

    23. Korokke (Japanese Potato & Meat Croquettes)

    Korokke aka Japanese Potato & Meat Croquettes are like tasty mashed potato cakes coated with panko and then deep-fried.

    They’ve got this crispy golden crust outside and a creamy, juicy inside texture – a total favorite in Japan! Relish these super yummy croquettes with rice, salad, or in your bento lunch, and make everyone happy!

    Get the Recipe @ justonecookbook

    24. Crispy Potato Topped Meat Pie (Minced Beef Hotpot)

    Dig into the coziness of Delicious Crispy Potato Topped Meat Pie or Minced Beef Hotpot. It’s a family favorite dish with savory minced beef, soft veggies, and a rich, flavorful gravy. Add crispy potato slices on top, so good!

    The gravy really elevates this dish with a secret ingredient – Marmite. It’s a British classic and adds a rich umami flavor to the gravy, complementing the minced beef and veggies just right. So, give it a sure try!

    Get the Recipe @ slimmingeats

    25. Taco Potatoes

    Taco Potatoes are seriously delicious. You’ll definitely be raving about this awesome and tasty meal!

    Taco potatoes upgrade regular baked potatoes to a whole new level, with seasoned ground beef, cheese, lettuce, sour cream, and salsa. It’s like having a taco on a potato!

    Get the Recipe @ lifeinthelofthouse

    26. Easy Hamburger Soup

    This Hamburger Soup is a classic comfort food – simple, hearty, healthy, and totally satisfying! Ideal for cozying up on a chilly evening and warming you up from the inside out.

    You’ll love this easy meal that is packed with veggies, lean beef, diced tomatoes, and potatoes. It’s awesome for prepping ahead, wallet-friendly, reheats like a champ, and freezes perfectly!

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    27. Cowboy Stew

    There’s just something super chill about whipping up a big pot of Texas Cowboy Stew for dinner!

    Picture this: veggies sizzling, spices wafting, meat simmering. As you get a salad ready, pop some crusty French bread in the oven, or whip up some cornbread. It’s all about that cozy vibe and switching up the menu with the weather!

    Get the Recipe @ houseofnasheats

    28. Cheeseburger Fries

    These Cheeseburger Fries are loaded with flavor!

    It’s all about crispy fries, beef with a touch of mustard, melted cheese, and all your favorite burger fixings. Finish it off with a drizzle of a special sauce.

    Whether you’re whipping them up for game day, as an appetizer or party snack, or a laid-back weeknight dinner, rest assured, these loaded fries will hit the spot!

    Get the Recipe @ eatthegains

    29. Ground Beef Pot Pie

    This Ground Beef Pot Pie with Potatoes and Parsnips is a breeze to make and you just need one pan to do all the awesomeness!

    It’s packed with hearty flavors like lean ground beef, carrots, peas, parsnips, and potatoes, drenched in delicious beef stock and stout beer sauce. Add a light, crispy puff pastry cover, and it’s comfort food at it’s best!

    Get the Recipe @ tasteandsee

    30. Easy Tater Tot Casserole

    Tater Tot Casserole, also known as Tater Tot Hotdish, is a beloved Midwest dish that’s made its way into our kitchens!

    This old-school comfort food uses basic ingredients you probably already have. It’s a budget-friendly casserole, and adding more veggies can make it last longer.

    You only need 15 minutes to prep or make ahead of time. Enjoy it on its own or with a side salad, and simply savor the moment!

    Get the Recipe @ spendwitthpennies

    So there you go, thirty delicious ground and potato recipes. The only question now is, which will you try first?

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    30 BEST Ground Beef and Potato Recipes

    This collection of ground beef and potato recipes includes both classic comfort foods and new flavors from around the world.


    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1.5 pounds ground beef
    • 1 medium onion, diced
    • 1 small green pepper, diced
    • 1 small red pepper, diced
    • 2 carrots, diced
    • 1 medium potato, diced
    • 1/2 jalapeño, finely diced
    • 4-5 garlic cloves, finely diced
    • 1 8oz can tomato sauce
    • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
    • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce + 1 Tbsp adobo sauce
    • 1.5 tsp cumin powder
    • 1 Tbsp oregano
    • 1 cup beef broth
    • 1 cup frozen peas
    • salt, to taste


    1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Sauté onion, bell peppers, carrots, potato and jalapeño for 5 minutes.
    2. Add garlic and ground beef. Sauté till beef is no longer pink.
    3. Add in tomato sauce, tomato paste, and chipotle peppers, along with sauce. Mix well.
    4. Add cumin, oregano, salt, beef broth and peas. Simmer for 20-30 minutes.
    5. Garnish with jalapeno slices and cilantro. Serve with rice or tortillas.

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