If you need some interesting new Healthy Ground Beef Recipes to cook for your family, you’ve come to the right place!
There is an amazing range of ground beef recipes here, from all around the world. Whatever tastes you’re craving, there’s something here for you.
You’ll find plenty of easy weeknight healthy dinners, as well as some nice dishes fit for company or special occasions.
Cook you way through all of these healthy ground beef dishes, they’re all fantastic!
The Best Healthy Beef Recipes:
1. Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef
These vibrant, colorful, gorgeous looking bell peppers have all the essence and soul of the Mediterranean. Be it that briny taste of kalamata olives, to the tanginess of feta, to the nuttiness of pearled couscous, to a little freshness of cherry tomatoes, to the toastiness of pine nuts.
It’s all spirited together with ground beef and some fresh herbs. Try stuffing your peppers this new Mediterranean way…
2. Mexican Picadillo
Imagine tender ground beef simmered in Latin flavorings, along with tomatoes and a good dose of veggies… that’s Mexican Picadillo for you!
This quick and easy recipe is perfect for those nights when you want a nutritious and flavor packed meal on the table with minimal efforts. It’s one of our favorite healthy ground beef recipes!
3. Loaded Layered Hummus Dip
Dress up your hummus like never before… Get that scooping going with this beautiful, bright and colorful Layered Hummus Dip.
This luscious loaded hummus is perfect for your party or potluck appetizer.
4. Beef Kheema (Indian Ground Beef with Peas)
Kheema… One of the beloved ground meat dishes from India and Pakistan. It’s one of the quickest curry dishes you can whip up.
Give this one a try, it may become one of your go-to healthy ground beef recipes!
5. Albondigas Soup (Mexican Meatball Soup)
This one is a Latin favorite. Albondigas soup is made with beef and rice meatballs which are simmered in a seasoned tomato broth along with potatoes, carrots and zucchini, corn.
A light yet hearty soup that both kids and adults will enjoy!
6. Mediterranean Zucchini Boats with Ground Beef
These Mediterranean Zucchini Boats are stuffed with herb seasoned ground beef and garnished with cherry tomatoes, pine nuts and feta.
They’re a light and fresh version of this low carb favorite. Get those Mediterranean flavors going tonight.
7. Dirty Rice
Dirty Rice is a famous dish in Creole and Cajun cuisines. White rice gets a “dirty” color from bits of meat and a generous dose of seasonings.
It’s a super delicious recipe that’s packed with flavor. And although it’s usually served as a side dish, we love it as a main.
8. Korean Ground Beef Bowl
This Korean Ground Beef Bowl has just the right combination of sweet, salty, umami and just a touch of spicy.
Try it when you crave some Asian flavors, or just need something super quick! Excellent recipe for a busy weeknight.
9. Healthy Ground Beef Tacos
These ground beef tacos are perfect for Taco Tuesday, or frankly any other night. You really can’t have enough tacos right?
The secret for great tacos is your own homemade taco seasoning. Learn how easy and quick it is to assemble these great looking tacos.
10. Meaty Cabbage Soup
This hearty, meaty cabbage soup is the perfect one pot dinner. It’s loaded with protein and healthy veggies.
Cook it in the crock pot, instant pot or on stove top, it’ll turn out great every single time. Perfect healthy, guilt free delicious munchings.
11. Pastel de Choclo (Chilean Ground Beef and Corn Pie)
An exotic and super delicious variation on Shepherd’s Pie. The ingredients for this Chilean classic seem a bit random, but believe me, it is amazing!
It’s a Corn Pie stuffed with a meaty filling you would never imagine.
12. Ground Beef Beef Kofta
This is authentic Lebanese beef kabob recipe is made with ground beef, minced onions, chopped parsley, and seasoned with some Middle Eastern spices.
They are made into an oblong shape and placed on skewers for grilling. Juicy, tender and flavorful, ready in about 20 minutes. Sounds great!
13. One Skillet Mexican Casserole
10 minutes of active cook time on your part, with simple pantry staple ingredients, and this amazing casserole full of Mexican flavors happens.
And did you hear one skillet? Yup music to my ears, for easy clean up later.
14. Healthy Greek Meatballs (Soutzoukakia)
We are wrapping this delicious collection of ground beef recipes with these good looking and delicious Greek Meatballs.
These football shaped meatballs, Soutzoukakia, are smothered in a cinnamon-y wine enhanced tomato sauce laced with cumin. They’re one of our top healthy ground beef recipes!
15. Mongolian Ground Beef
Mongolian Ground Beef is a 20 minute stir fry bursting with sweet and savory Asian flavors. It’s a perfect weeknight meal to come back to again and again.
Excellent and economical ground beef recipe that is super delicious with all your favorite Asian flavors.
16. Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
This Spaghetti with Meat sauce recipe is super easy and super good. Everyone will have fun twirling those noodles when this comes to the table.
The next time someone asks “what’s for dinner?”, tell them “spaghetti” and wait for those smiles…
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.
18. Healthy Chipotle Chili
This rich and hearty Chipotle Chili will keep you warm on frosty winter nights.
It’s packed with the flavors you expect in a chili, but with the added bonus of chipotles in adobo sauce for that extra depth of smokiness.
19. Spanish Meatballs
This version of Spanish Meatballs is just like those you’ll find served in shallow, earthenware cazuelas in many of the tapas bars all over Spain.
It’s a restaurant worthy dish, but so simple that you can cook it in your very own kitchen.
20. Burger Lettuce Wraps
Craving for burger and on a low carb diet? Simple… ditch the bun.
These Low Carb Burger Lettuce Wraps are the perfect solution, featuring double stacked patties with cheese, special sauce and all the fixings!
Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor
21. Easy Low Carb Ground Beef & Broccoli
Keto stir fries are quick and easy, just like regular stir fries. You just need some keto alternatives for sugar and corn starch. This low carb beef and broccoli stir fry happens in 20 minutes.
Served it over steamed or fried cauliflower rice and you are all set for some familiar yummy Asian flavors.
Get the Recipe @ delightfullylowcarb
22. Pasta e Fagioli
Pasta e Fagioli is a classic Italian soup is super hearty, loaded with pasta, beans and sausage. All you need is some crusty bread and you’re in for a great dinner.
This light soup is one of the best healthy ground beef recipes ever!
Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen
23. Thai Basil Beef
Pad Gra Prow, meaning Thai Basil Beef. It’s an extremely popular Thai street food.
This is for you if you are looking for a really fast meal that’s really tasty.
Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest
24. Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
These surprisingly easy stuffed cabbage rolls are a Polish inspired dish that is bursting with flavor.
The cabbage leaves are filled with with ground beef, brown rice, and seasonings, then drenched in marinara sauce and baked. YUM!
Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic
25. Lasagna Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Make it an Italian night with these lasagna stuffed zucchini boats. They’re so delicious, and make a great way to get even the pickiest eaters to have their veggies.
Great zucchini boat recipe!
Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy
26. Low Carb Beef Stroganoff
Low Carb Beef Stroganoff is a delicious weeknight dinner option. It’s low carb and perfect to serve over cauliflower rice or low carb pasta.
It’s such a comforting recipe, you’ll want to add it to your regular rotation.
27. Italian Wedding Soup
Another great pasta soup, this Italian Wedding Soup has delicious meatballs, veggies and tiny pasta in a delightful broth.
So simple, yet so satisfying!
Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert
28. Stuffed Pepper Soup
This classic Stuffed Peppers Soup recipe is a one-pot meal made with traditional flavors!
This delicious soup is perfect for winter days when you crave something hot and comforting.
Get the Recipe @ twopeasandtheirpod
29. Korean Beef Zucchini Noodles
Traditional Korean beef bowls – but with zoodles! This Korean beef zucchini noodles recipe is healthier and lighter than the original, while still maintaining the yummy flavor and feel of the classic.
You won’t regret making it!
Get the Recipe @ damndelicious
30. Beef Enchilada Stuffed Acorn Squash
We’re finishing up this tasty list with a real treat, this beef enchilada stuffed acorn squash.
These squash bowls are stuffed with Mexican spiced ground beef and topped with pico de gallo, avocado and cilantro. Yum!
Get the Recipe @ thedefineddish
31. Mediterranean Portobello Beef Burgers
This portobello beef burger recipe is great if you are looking for a quick and healthy burger option.
All you have to do is mix minced portobello mushrooms with ground beef to make healthier burgers. Try it!
Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor
32. Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice
Low carb and gluten free, this delicious Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice is a perfect one skillet meal.
Made in just 30 minutes, this keto, paleo friendly recipe is great for a busy weeknight dinner.
Get the Recipe @ paleorunningmomma
33. Healthy Ground Beef Wild Rice Casserole
We’re straying beyond the basic white rice with the next recipe, but we can’t help it because this Hamburger Wild Rice Casserole is sooo good!
Not only is it delicious, but it’s an easy crockpot meal. Win, win!
Get the Recipe @ julieseatsandtreats
34. Beef Biryani
Are you a fan of Indian food? Then you should make this version of biryani, which is a famous Indian rice dish.
This recipe is fun to make and tastes absolutely divine. Try it and experience it.
35. Beef and Rice with Veggies
If you want an easy and complete one pot meal, here it is!
This Beef and Rice with Veggies is a quick one pot meal with your favorite combo, ground beef and rice, along with tons of vegetables and seasonings. Try it, we bet you’ll come back!
Get the Recipe @ recipetineats
36. Keto Ground Beef Goulash
Wrapping up our list of keto ground beef recipes, we have Keto Ground Beef Goulash. It’s a satisfying Hungarian-inspired stew that get’s its flavor from a generous amount of paprika.
This is serious comfort food. The whole family will love this yummy keto meal, and it’s a great one to add to your weeknight dinner rotation.
37. Healthy Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps
For the carb conscious crowd, we’ve found a surprisingly delicious and easy recipe, Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps.
This healthy wrap is full of tasty ingredients like tender ground beef, veggies, and sesame seeds, and to make it more excellent, a drizzle of sesame ginger garlic sauce.
Keep this recipe handy.
Get the Recipe @ oursaltykitchen
38. Taco Soup
Taco Soup is the most comforting meal for winter time, or simply anytime when you crave some soupy version of your favorite tacos.
This super flavorful soup is loaded with hearty and delicious ingredients, that make an epic bowl which is truly gorgeous. This soup is great for kids and adults alike.
Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy
39. Pastelón (Puerto Rican Plantain “Lasagna”)
Do you want a tasty and flavorful variation of your regular lasagna? Then make this famous Puerto Rican dish, Pastelon, and give your family a delicious surprise!
It’s made using layers of sliced plantains, savory ground beef sauce, and cheese that is baked to perfection. A perfect dish that will be great for get-togethers or potlucks.
Get the Recipe @ simplyrecipes
40. 15 Bean Slow Cooker Chili
This 15 (yes, 15!) Bean Slow Cooker Chili is one of the easiest healthy ground beef recipes ever.
A quick browning of the meat, then throw everything in the slow cooker. You’ll come home to the inviting aromas of this hearty chili.
Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies
41. Healthy Beef Egg Roll in a Bowl
This quick and easy dish is perfect for busy weeknights. How can you beat anything that tastes super awesome, like classic egg roll, and can be on the table in 10-15 minutes?
No carbs… No problem.
Get the Recipe @ cupcakesandkalechips
42. Beef Kofta Curry (Meatball Curry)
Beef Kofta Curry, or simply kofte, is a classic meatball curry made of tender meatballs simmered in a spicy, flavorful sauce.
If you like spices and fresh herbs, give this meatball curry a try with a heap full of steamed rice or naan bread.
Get the Recipe @ teaforturmeric
43. Taco Salad
Craving all those taco things you love and want to ditch some carbs? Say no to tortillas (we know it’s hard) with this taco bowl, you wont even miss them.
It’s loaded with perfectly seasoned and cooked ground beef with all of your favorite taco toppings. Dig in!!
Get the Recipe @ thefoodcharlatan
44. Lebanese Hashweh – Ground Beef with Pine Nuts
Hashweh (or hushwee) is a staple in Middle Eastern cuisine as a humble, flavor-packed dish made of ground meat cooked in clarified butter.
It’s served with browned rice and seasoned with cinnamon and toasted pine nuts. A delicious new flavor to try of you are looking for something new to cook with your ground beef.
45. Weight Watchers Lasagna
We’re wrapping up this list of healthy ground beef recipes with this healthy Lasagna. This recipe is simple but very tasty. It’s a perfect example of what you would use for weight loss, because it’s balanced with healthy vegetables and a reasonable amount of fat, that will keep you full.
At 8 WW points, it’s a lightened up version of classic comfort food that will satisfy your taste buds.
Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie
So there you go, forty five healthy ground beef recipes. The only question now is, which one do you feel like tonight?
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45 BEST Healthy Ground Beef Recipes
This collection of Healthy Ground Beef Recipes includes 45 amazing dinners to feed your family without any guilt! We love these easy zucchini boats:
- 3 medium zucchini
- 1 lb ground beef
- 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp paprika
- 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
- 3 Tbsp feta cheese, for garnishing
- 1 Tbsp pine nuts, for garnishing
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a pan over medium high heat and cook the ground beef. Crumble the beef it as you go along. Stir in salt, pepper, chopped garlic, oregano, thyme and paprika. Cook until beef is fully cooked. Remove from heat. Once cooled stir in cherry tomato halves and parsley.
- Cut the zucchini into halves, lengthwise. Brush olive oil on both sides and season with salt and pepper. Place them flesh side down on a lightly oiled griddle or caste iron skillet over medium high heat. Cook 3-5 minutes until soft. Turn the zucchini halves over and cook an additional 3-5 minutes.
- Plate them out and let them cool. Once ready to handle, with the help of spoon, scoop out the flesh to hollow out the zucchini to create the the boats. Stir this zucchini flesh into the meat mixture.
- Arrange the boats onto a serving platter. Fill the prepared stuffing generously into each boat. Garnish with feta cheese, pine nuts and parsley.
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