The 30 BEST Mexican Ground Beef Recipes

The 30 BEST Mexican Ground Beef Recipes

Mexican cuisine is beloved world wide, and list of delicious Mexican Ground Beef Recipes will help you see why.

You’ll be amazed by the variety of dishes here, from very traditional recipes like picadillo and tamales, as well as some fun fusion dishes like Mexican lasagna and taco soup.

What all of these recipes share in common is the bold and vibrant seasonings found south of the border. They’re all so good.

So cook your way through all of these Mexican ground beef recipes, they’re all sure to wow the crowd!

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Let’s start this list of Mexican ground beef recipes with our favorite Mexican Picadillo.

Ground beef is cooked with the boldest flavors and veggies to create the most delectable dinner ever. Super easy to make and it tastes just too good.

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Albondigas Soup is the most delicious Mexican Meatball Soup, which is packed with all your favorite flavors and ingredients.

This comforting soup is loaded with well-seasoned homemade meatballs and lots of veggies, which are simmered in a tasty and flavorful tomato broth, creating the best soup bowl.

So don’t wait for winter to come, as you can relish this hearty bowl any time of the year.

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Transform your handheld Mexican treat into a whole new level of comfort with this classy Taco Casserole recipe.

This casserole will be one of the favorite crowd-pleaser meals you have ever made, as it’s jammed packed with all your favorite taco ingredients.

This dish can easily be made ahead of time so, you can whip it up quickly.

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Guys, make your taco Tuesday night outstanding with our Mexican Ground Beef Tacos recipe!

It makes a quick dinner, which is made simply with well-seasoned and perfectly cooked ground beef loaded inside a soft tortilla, along with your favorite Mexican fixings.

You can easily gobble down more than one of these delicious tacos for sure.

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Make the ultimate One-Skillet Mexican Casserole with the help of this awesome recipe. It uses all panty staple ingredients to make this stunning casserole.

Imagine in just 10 minutes of active cooking time, you can make the best casserole. Plus, this recipe is highly customizable, so you can easily make it your own.

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Make the super duper hit Cheesy Taco Skillet recipe, and totally make everyone happy.

This gooey, cheesy happiness in a skillet is everything you will simply love. So enjoy it as a great party appetizer, or an excellent weekday meal, the choice is yours.

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Empanadas are the most loved Mexican appetizer, and are surprisingly easy to make.

This recipe shows how to make the best empanadas with perfectly seasoned ground beef, potatoes, peas, and lots of Mexican spices stuffed inside empanada dough.

You can air fry or bake them to flaky perfection, and simply serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

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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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Yet another favorite Mexican delicacy for you to make are these Ground Beef Tostadas!

These homemade tostadas are filled with refried beans, ground beef, and lots of flavorful taco toppings. They are too yummy.

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Have you made tamales yet? If not, then this is your best chance to make the easiest and tastiest Ground Beef Tamales.

This recipe is made with a delicious ground beef and veggie mixture packed with super flavorful red guajillo sauce, which is stuffed inside tamale dough and then steamed to fluffy and moist perfection.

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Do you like enchiladas? Then you are in a delicious treat with these Ground Beef Enchiladas.

This recipe is effortless to make, using seasoned ground beef, shredded cheese, and enchilada sauce. It will be one of your favorite Mexican ground beef recipes.

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Throwing a party? Then add Mexican Queso Fundido with Ground Beef, and amaze everyone with this beautiful cheesy meaty dish.

It takes only 20 minutes to get ready, and the creamy, silky addictive dip will surely be the star dish of your big night. Serve with plenty of chips and see everyone munching this amazing treat.

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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.

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Make a memorable meal with this Mexican Meatballs recipe.

These homemade meatballs are packed with roasted poblanos and cilantro and cooked in flavorful thick enchilada sauce to make them extra flavorful.

It’s quite simple to make this fancy dish, which you can relish with a side of rice, or as an appetizer.

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Ok, now make an impression with these Ground Beef Taquitos. They’re basically corn tortillas that are filled with delicious and well-seasoned ground beef and cheese, and then baked or fried to crunchy perfection.

Jazz them up more by serving them with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream for the best Mexican meal experience. Too yummy…

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One more drool-worthy Mexican delicacy is Ground Beef Quesadillas.

This cheesy deliciousness is made with a fantastic combination of ingredients that are just too good with each other, and will give you a totally satisfying and comforting feeling.

It’s a great way to make your weeknight dinner easy and delicious.

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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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Make restaurant-style Beef Chimichangas at home with this excellent recipe!

This mind-blowing dish is completely satisfying and loaded with all-so-good typical Mexican classic ingredients.

Jazz it up more with extra cheese and jalapeno tomato sauce, which takes this top-notch. We bet it will be one of your favorite Mexican ground beef recipes.

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All pizza lovers, try this Mexican version of Taco Pizza, you will love the incredible twist of flavors for sure.

Imagine your pizza crust loaded with beans, salsa, beef, cheese, and other favorite taco toppings. It’s likes marrying two beautiful cuisines together and enjoying them thoroughly.

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Make the best party appetizer with this Loaded Ground Beef Nachos recipe.

The delicious crispy nachos are loaded with creamy well-seasoned ground beef, homemade nacho cheese sauce, and all your favorite fresh toppings to create a hit dish. So good!

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Yet another Italian and Mexican combo dish, which is loved by almost everyone, is Taco Pasta.

Every bite of this blissful pasta is loaded with the cheesy flavors of ground beef tacos mixed with cheesy pasta. The recipe is a breeze to make and get ready in just half an hour.

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Guys, give your comfort food a delicious Mexican makeover with this Beef Tamale Casserole recipe.

This divine casserole is jammed packed with layers of cornbread, enchilada sauce, spiced ground beef, and lots of cheese, which is baked to cheesy gooey perfection.

Your new go-to casserole recipe for sure.

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Walking Tacos are the most convenient and easy meal option, which is great to serve for your future parties, potlucks, or summer events.

This crowd favorite is filled with corn chips, delicious ground beef, beans, and all other taco fixings. An awesome way to feed a hungry crowd.

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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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Looking for easy and delicious dinner ideas? Then look no further than these Cheesy Taco Stuffed Shells, and satisfy everyone’s taste buds with awesome Mexican flavors.

Your favorite jumbo shells are packed with flavorful taco meat, salsa, and cheese, and then baked to bubbly cheesy deliciousness. YUM!

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Chili Con Carne is the ultimate comfort in a bowl, and will become famous in your house.

This classic recipe is just too good to be true, as the amazing ingredients and flavors are to die for. You will definitely keep this recipe handy.

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If you have not made Mexican Lasagna yet, then you are missing out on major flavors, and an amazing dish.

This finger-licking delicious lasagna is super comforting, saucy, cheesy goodness with an easy homemade enchilada sauce and other scrumptious ingredients.

The recipe is great for making ahead of time, and is freezer friendly too. What more could you ask for?

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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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Ground Beef Stuffed Poblano peppers are totally crave-worthy. This Tex-Mex-flavored dish is easy to make, and the homemade roasted tomato chili sauce makes it just amazing.

So celebrate any event with these marvelous stuffed peppers, and get ready for rave reviews.

Get the Recipe @ anediblemosaic

Let’s wrap our list of Mexican Ground Beef Recipes with a bang, Crunchwrap Supreme!

The ultimate wrap stuffing is made with easy breezy ingredients such as taco meat, tasty queso, lettuce, tomato, salsa, sour cream, and hot sauce. All is filled inside the tortilla then pan-fried till crispy, gooey, drippy perfection.

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

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  • 1.5 lbs ground beef
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 8 oz mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeño, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1.5 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1.5 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add onions, bell peppers, zucchini and mushrooms and sauté 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add in garlic, jalapeño, ground beef and salt and combine well, breaking the meat as you go along. Cook until the beef is no longer pink.
  3. Add tomatoes and taco seasoning ingredients. Stir well and cook 2 minutes.
  4. Mix in tomato paste and cook 8-10 minutes.
  5. Spread cheese on top of mixture. Cover and cook until cheese is melted.

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