Ground beef is a great ingredient that you can use for a wide variety of recipes. You have the classics, of course, like meatloaf and hamburgers, but who wants to do that? They have been done to death. Say you have people over for dinner, or you are invited to a party and bound to bring some food, or you just want to enjoy some different meal yourself. Here is a great list of recipes for ground beef you probably haven’t heard of before.
They are easy to make and absolutely delicious. Let us surprise you with unexpected ways in which you can cook ground beef and how many different flavors you can combine to make great dishes you will be remembered for. Open up your mind and take a look at this list of 15 ground beef recipes that will surprise you and give you a better understanding of the seemingly infinite possibilities of ground beef.
1. Hot Picante Meatballs
If you like spicy food, and especially Mexican flavors, then this is a good recipe for you. Meatballs are fantastic because they are very versatile and you can use them in a wide variety of dishes. Some people like to eat them with pasta, others as a main course, or added to salad or wraps, or dipped in hot sauce. Here is a quick and easy recipe for spicy meatballs using ground round.
You will combine the round with the following ingredients: sauteed onion, basil, one raw egg, a tablespoon of mustard and a bit of salt and black pepper. Now add a mix of bread crumbs previously soaked in buttermilk and spicy vegetable juice. For extra spicy, add a cup of pepper relish. Now you are ready to make small balls with your hands and get them to the oven. Your hot Picante meatballs should be ready to eat!