The 25 BEST Ground Beef and Rice Recipes

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Ground beef and rice are one of our favorite food combinations. There’s just so many ways to prepare the two together, and they always go great together.

That’s why we have compiled this list of easy Ground Beef and Rice Recipes from GypsyPlate and around the internet.

Here, you’ll find cozy soups, hearty casseroles, delectable one skillet meals, and so much more.

Cook your way through all of these amazing ground beef and rice recipes, some of them are sure to become your new favorites!

We’re starting our list of ground beef and rice recipes with one of our very favorites, and one of the easiest.

This One Skillet Mexican Casserole only takes 10 minutes of hands on time and is loaded with great flavors.

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This Korean Ground Beef Bowl is brimming with fantastic Korean BBQ flavors, which are perfectly sweet and spicy, making this bowl truly blissful.

You literally can make this effortless recipe in just 15 minutes, isn’t it great? So whenever you crave some Asian flavors, you know what to cook.

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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.

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Loco Moco is a fun, yet delicious, Hawaiian dish where a heap of rice is topped with a beef patty, smothered with gravy, and finished with a sunny side up egg.

This is one of the most fun ground beef and rice recipes!

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Albondigas Soup is everything you dream about in the perfect soup. This Mexican delight is loaded with veggies, spices, herbs, and rice enhanced albondigas meatballs all together making this soup a super hit.

When you want a light and comforting meal, give this amazing soup recipe a definite try.

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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.

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This is the best version of the classic Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe! This delicious dish is loaded with flavorful ingredients which are comforting and filling. You can relish this dish as it is, or serve it with a fresh salad that makes an easy dinner.

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Give your Hamburger a healthy and comforting twist by making this Hamburger Casserole with Rice recipe!

This easy, cheesy and simple casserole is well seasoned and gets ready in no time. You can easily customize this and make it your own.

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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. 

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Make the best Ground Beef Burritos with this incredible recipe, which is also freezer friendly.

Just follow some tips and tricks to keep your burrito firm and fresh, so you can easily relish this delicious meal for your busy weekdays. You will definitely love this version of burritos.

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This Greek Meatballs with Lemon Dill Rice is a wonderful one pot meal with beef meatballs that are flavored with lemon, garlic and oregano. Baked with rice, it’s an easy dinner to put on the table!

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12. Chimichurri Beef and Rice

If you’ve never had chimichurri, you’re going to be blown away by these flavors. This rice dish is made up of instant rice, ground beef, bell peppers and lots of fresh herbs. One of our favorite rice recipes!

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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

Taco Bowls are super fun to make, loaded with nutrient-rich and flavorful ingredients.

Everyone at home will devour this bowl, which is made with delicious taco ground beef, lettuce, beans, rice, and all other tasty taco toppings which are easily customizable.

It’s a great family meal that gets ready in just 30 minutes.

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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.

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This Shipwreck Casserole does sound and look weird, but it tastes absolutely delicious.

This slow cooker dish is super easy to make with layers of onions, potatoes, ground beef, and rice, and is topped with flavorful tomato soup. Just wait till it gets ready…

Get the Recipe @ thekitchemagpie

Make the most elegant Mexican Stuffed Peppers at home, and wow everyone with this splendid dish.

This straightforward recipe is made with colorful bell peppers which are stuffed with flavorful ground beef, spices, Mexican rice, hearty veggies, and cheese. Doesn’t it sound yummy?

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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

Convert your beloved burritos into a delicious soup form, with this yummy Beef Mexican Rice Soup recipe.

This soup is made delicious with beautifully seasoned ground beef, rice, beans, corn, and taco seasoning. It’s a super filling and satisfying Mexican soup which you will get easily hooked on.

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This Cabbage Roll Soup is like a deconstructed, soupified version of cabbage rolls.

With the combo of ground beef, rice and cabbage (along with plenty of seasonings, of course), it’s a complete meal in a bowl.

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Take your leftover rice to a whole new level of deliciousness by making this Beef Burrito Casserole recipe!

This bowl is loaded with beans, rice, salsa, and lots of cheese, making it an irresistible and satisfying meal that your entire family will love.

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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.

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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!

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Do you know Porcupine Meatballs? If not, this is your new way to cook everybody’s favorite meal.

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Porcupine Meatballs are hearty and well-seasoned meatballs with ground beef and rice that simmer in a rich tomato sauce.

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We’re loading up on the carbs on this last item on our list of ground beef and rice recipes!

In addition to the star duo, this casserole also features potatoes. It’s a unique idea, but this recipe shows that it really works!

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So many amazing ground beef and rice recipes to cook! We hope you love them as much as we do!

Save or pin this collection of great recipes so you always know where to find it. And be sure to subscribe to GypsyPlate, we’re always cooking up new easy recipes for you!

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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Creole seasoning
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1.5 cup white rice, uncooked
  • 3.5 cups beef broth


  1. Brown ground beef in a pot or large skillet over medium high heat, breaking it apart with a wooden spoon or spatula. Cook until there is no more pink, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in onions, bell pepper, celery, garlic and Creole seasoning. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring until veggies start to soften.
  3. Stir in broth and deglaze the pan. Add rice and bay leaves, and mix well. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer covered about 20 minutes, or until rice is cooked.

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