8 Skinny Ground Beef Dinner Recipes

Turkey and Beef Meatballs:

Combine ground beef with lean ground turkey, breadcrumbs, egg, onion, garlic, and herbs. Form into meatballs and bake or cook in a skillet until browned.

Stuffed Bell Peppers:

Cut bell peppers in half and remove the seeds. Stuff with a mixture of lean ground beef, cooked quinoa or brown rice, diced tomatoes, onions, and spices.

Beef and Vegetable Stir-Fry:

Cook lean ground beef in a skillet with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. Add stir-fry vegetables such as bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, and snap peas.

Beef and Cabbage Skillet:

Brown ground beef in a skillet with onions, garlic, and cabbage. Season with paprika, salt, and pepper. Add diced tomatoes and tomato sauce, and simmer until the cabbage is tender.

Beef and Bean Chili:

Cook lean ground beef with onions, garlic, and chili powder in a large pot. Add canned diced tomatoes, kidney beans, black beans, and corn.

Beef Lettuce Wraps:

Cook ground beef with minced garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and hoisin sauce in a skillet. Serve the beef mixture in lettuce leaves and top with shredded carrots, sliced green onions, and chopped peanuts for crunch.

Beef and Cauliflower Shepherd's Pie:

Cook lean ground beef with onions, garlic, and mixed vegetables such as carrots, peas, and corn. Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and top with mashed cauliflower instead of mashed potatoes. Bake until the cauliflower is golden brown.

Beef and Zucchini Boats:

Cut zucchinis in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds to create a hollow. Fill the zucchini halves with a mixture of cooked lean ground beef, marinara sauce, and Italian herbs.