What to cook with ground pork? Have you considered ground pork for some of the meals that you make with ground beef or chicken? If not, you’re in for a surprise when you come face to face with the amazing, delicious flavors you can whip up. These are some of the best ground pork meal ideas.
Ground pork is a great option for family dinners, as believe it or not it taste better than ground beef or chicken. It can carry whatever flavors you want to add into it and works really well with many different seasonings and flavorings.
It’s inexpensive in comparison to ground beef, chicken and turkey. All win, win if you ask me. We are going to show you what you can do with this meat in this fabulous collection of Ground Pork Recipes.
From regular meatballs, chilis and stir fries, to new ground pork ideas like lasagna soup and ground pork burgers, to pizzas and sloppy joes. You can cook so may new meals for your loved ones. Go through all these recipes and grab those ground pork packets instead of regular turkey, chicken or beef the next time you go grocery shopping.
You are in for some cracking new flavors…
1. Swedish Meatballs
These Swedish meatballs are the ultimate comfort food. Tender, perfectly cooked meat spheres smothered in the most delectable sauce. You’ll keep coming back for more! You can make meatballs with half and half ground pork and beef or entirely with ground pork.
2. Korean Ground Pork Soup
This Korean inspired soup will be your new favorite in no time. Perfectly seasoned ground pork, twirly noodles, bok choy and soft boiled eggs in a delectable coconut based broth. Slurp!
3. Pork Eggroll Soup
Extremely delicious and so so easy. This hearty soup tastes like egg rolls, but are so much healthier. Now you are going to slurp through that bowl very fast.
4. Spanish Meatballs
Want to make restaurant-quality meatballs at home? Then, we have found the best Spanish Meatball recipe for you!
These melt-in-your-mouth meatballs are all about the flavors that are just irresistible, and it’s made using simple pantry ingredients.
5. Keftedes (Greek Meatballs)
Keftedes are beautifully flavored Greek meatballs that are slightly crispy, and totally delicious!
They’re often served as part of a mezze platter with pita bread, cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives and tzatziki sauce.
6. Bun Cha (Vietnamese Meatballs)
Bun Cha are flat, caramelized pork meatballs that are popular street food in Vietnam. This recipe shows you how to make this Hanoi classic in your own home!
7. Giniling (Filipino Picadillo)
This pork Giniling, or Filipino Picadillo, is a classic Pinoy comfort food. Ground pork and veggies simmer in a tomato based sauce packed with great flavors. And it’s so easy! Try new flavors with this awesome Filipino dish.
8. Loaded Ground Pork Nachos
Here’s a great appetizer for you, this Fully loaded ground pork nachos platter. It’s loaded with mozzarella cheese, olives, red peppers and spring onions making it a fantastic party food recipe to feed a crowd. Baking nachos make them healthier, and yet so delicious. Now you know what to make for your next get together or Game day.
Get the Recipe @ mygorgeousrecipes
These Potstickers have ground pork, mushrooms, cabbage and seasonings, all wrapped in dough and cooked to perfection. You don’t have to wait to go to an Asian restaurant to have these addictive treats. Make them in your very own kitchen. They are even better than what you’d get at a restaurant! Non stop munchings.
Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo
10. Szechuan Style Pork Stir Fry
This quick and easy ground Pork Stir Fry with Asparagus recipe is full of all the familiar Asian flavors. It’s very fast to whip up, like any other stir fry, and ready in less than 25 minutes. Great ground pork recipe when those Asian cravings hit hard.
11. Spicy Ramen
This Spicy Ramen recipe is a quick, easy, and delicious bowl of ramen comfort. Don’t let the word “spicy” scare you away, you can make it as spicy as you want by adjusting the sriracha level. Quick and easy recipe for busy weeknights.
Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings
12. Italian Wedding Soup
This Italian wedding soup has homemade meatballs of ground pork and beef in a rich and savory broth. This is the ultimate bowl of comfort. Serve it with some crusty bread and your favorite wine.
Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy
13. Eggroll in a Bowl
This Egg Roll in a Bowl is packed with flavor! This low carb meal has those familiar egg roll flavors that everyone loves. All you need is regular Asian staple ingredients and there you have it.
Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies
14. Ground Pork Chili
If you haven’t tried chili with ground pork, it’s time you give it a try! Pork gives extra special flavor to this hearty and soul warming dish, making it very special. This would be your next go-to chili in no time.
15. Ground Pork Tacos Al Pastor Style
Orange juice, chipotle pepper sauce, smoked paprika, cumin, garlic, salt and a little cayenne pepper… All these flavors go into pork taco meat, creating delicious end results. Serve these tacos with a fresh pineapple salsa. Try this recipe if you’re looking for new flavors for your next taco night.
Get the Recipe @ foodtasticmom
16. BBQ Pork Burger Sliders
These sliders are loaded with BBQ sauce flavored ground pork and topped with sautéed onions and melted mozzarella cheeses. So easy to make and so delicious.
Get the Recipe @ simplyhappenings
17. Homemade Egg Rolls
Your Chinese restaurant take out favorite is so much easier to make than you think. It’s a great meal prep idea that you can make a day ahead and fry just before you plan to serve them. These homemade egg rolls are filled with pork and vegetables, all wrapped up and fried to crispy perfection.
Great appetizer for Asian inspired get togethers or weekend Asian meals.
Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo
18. Chipotle Pork Burgers
Instead of grilling up regular burgers, why not grill up pork burgers? Chipotle Pork Burgers are smoky and spicy and they are perfect for your next grilling or get togethers. Ground pork makes an extremely flavorful and juicy burger and your friends and family will be amazed with these new flavors.
Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen
19. Rigatoni with Pork and Peppers
This simple, rustic rigatoni dish is very delicious and very easy to make. It’s a simple sauce created with ground pork and then mixed with rigatoni and topped with shaved parm… Delicious.
Get the Recipe @ thefrayedapron
20. Pork Banh Mi Bowls
Pork Banh Mi Bowls with pork meatballs. With just the right amount of spicy and salty, you’re going to love these flavors. These bowls get inspiration from famous Banh Mi sandwiches from Vietnam. Pork meatballs along with pickled veggies on bed of rice drizzled with spicy sriracha sauce… Yumm.
Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb
21. Scallion Noodles with Pork
Scallion Noodles with Pork happens with staple ingredients from your pantry ending in one delicious pot. Save this easy noodle and ground pork recipe for busy weeknights.
22. Latin Style Naan Pork Pizza
Now how about these amazing Latin flavors on your pizza with little help from ground pork? Naan bread pizzas are the rage right now. So easy to make without kneading the pizza dough, its perfect for busy nights or fun weekends.
23. Tuscan Pork Smash Burgers
Looking for some burger ideas? Getting tired of eating your burger the same way the last 100 times? Try these new Tuscan Flavors next time you heat up the grill. We promise, you will come back to these again and again.
24. Pork Bolognese
This is your favorite Bolognese with a porky twist. The next time you crave Italian, give this great recipe a try.
Get the Recipe @ simply-delicious-food
25. Lasagna Soup
Lasagna in a bowl? Yes, your favorite comfort food in soup form! This Lasagna Soup only takes about 30 minutes, so it’s a great option for busy weeknights that the whole family will love.
26. Vietnamese Caramelized Pork Bowls
Vietnamese Caramelized Pork Bowls! This sweet and salty caramelized stir fried pork cooks up in no time at all and is packed with great Asian flavors.
Get the Recipe @ recipetineats
27. Eggroll Noodle Skillet
Egg Roll Noodle Skillet with Ground Pork has all of the staples of your favorite Chinese restaurant appetizer tossed together with ramen noodles. Everything is coated with a flavorful sweet and spicy sauce. This is a one skillet meal for easy nights.
Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic
28. Sweet & Spicy Pork Lettuce Wraps
Lettuce wraps are THE most trendy food right now. How about making them with ground pork instead of ground beef or chicken? The sweet and a tad bit spicy sauce covers ground pork and veggies inside crisp lettuce cups for a low carb dinner the whole family will love!
Get the Recipe @ whatmollymade
29. Pork Fried Rice
This 20 minute fried rice recipe is loaded with pork, veggies, eggs, pineapple and plenty of flavor! Now that looks so easy and yummy.
Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb
30. Corn Chimichurri Pork Tacos
Craving some tacos? Try these Corn Chimichurri Pork Tacos. They’re inspired by Mexican street corn and topped with a refreshing lime crema. So good.
Get the Recipe @ asimplepantry
31. Juicy Ground Pork Burger
Another great pork burger recipe. You’re in for a treat with this one. These Juicy Ground Pork Burgers are full of flavor and topped with a homemade sriracha mayo. And they come together in about 15 minutes!
32. Thai Minced Pork Over Rice Noodles
Another quick and easy ground pork stir fry. This one features Thai seasoned pork and crunchy carrots atop a bed of rice noodles, then garnished with mint and lime. All in under 20 minutes. One more great busy weeknight option!
Get the Recipe @ spicetheplate
33. Cuban Sloppy Joes
If you love Cuban sandwiches, you have to try this sloppy joe version! Perfectly seasoned ground pork topped with swiss cheese, pickles and mustard. So creative!
Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert
34. Banh Mi Pizza
This is one extra special and extra colorful pizza!! If you are a fan of a Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwich, try creating the same flavors on your pizza. You will fall in love with the varied flavors in every single bite.
Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest
35. Dan Dan Noodles (Tantanmen Ramen)
Looking for more yummy noodle recipe with ground pork? This is IT. Dan Dan Noodles, also known as Tantanmen Ramen or Tan Tan Noodles, combine twirly ramen noodles and ground pork in a super tasty broth seasoned with chili oil, peanut butter and sesame paste.
Get the Recipe @ platingsandpairings
We are ending this tasty ground pork recipes with everyone’s No. 1 comfort food.., Lasagna!! This is layered with a rich meat sauce and a creamy parmesan white sauce, plus the perfect amount of mozzarella cheese! Just one word… DELICIOUS.
Aren’t they all wonderful? The things you can do with simple ground pork. Try using it more often instead of ground beef or ground chicken. It is next NEW meat when it comes to meatballs and stir fries.
Pin or bookmark this collection of recipes and you know where to find it the next time you are looking for quick and easy, yet tasty meals. Have fun with your new favorite ground meat… 🙂
The 35 BEST Ways to Cook Ground Pork
This great collection of easy Ground Pork Recipes will give you a new appreciation for this tasty and versatile meat.
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