10 Summer Recipes with Ground Beef

10 Summer Recipes with Ground Beef

Enjoy the season with this list of simple ground beef dishes that utilize summer vegetables and more!

10 Summer Recipes with Ground Beef

Summer means long days and nights with the doors open and spending time outside with the family and kids, if you have them. For so many people, grilling and cookouts are so common you could throw a dart at any calendar flipped to July and you’d probably hit one.

With that in mind, this list of 10 Summer Recipes with Ground Beef will help you find the perfect meal for whatever kind of simple summer dinner you’re looking for. Almost all of these recipes are easy and healthy, and they will finally use those tubes of ground beef sitting in your freezer.

This list includes burgers (a cookout is calling!) and other grill/campfire recipes for those nights outside. Also on this list are kitchen dinners that use the in-season harvest at the grocery store: zucchini, peppers, and squash.

These dinners bring convenience, grilling, and fresh vegetables together for this list of delicious summer recipes with ground beef.


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Bacon-Infused Beef Burgers with Fresh Ground Beef

Burgers and summer go together like peanut butter and jelly, so we're starting the list with a recipe for burger patties. These are made with fresh ground beef, which gives them an extra sense of being special. They have bacon in them, which just makes them more of a winner. You can't go wrong with this dinner!

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Bacon-Infused Beef Burgers with Fresh Ground Beef

Ground Beef with Summer Vegetables

This easy dish pairs the convenience of ground beef with the vegetable offerings of summer. In this dish, there's zucchini, tomatoes, and corn (along with other herbs and aromatics) to bring the bounty of summer to your table.

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Ground Beef with Summer Vegetables

Tin Foil Hobo Dinners

These hobo dinners are simple, but they're the perfect summer recipe with ground beef because they can be made on the grill or in a fire--perfect for camping or beautiful summer nights. If you're looking for something easy to toss on the grill after a long day of fun activities, this hot weather ground beef recipe is what you're looking for.

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Tin Foil Hobo Dinners

Easy Beef Taco Salad

Like the hobo dinners, the appeal of this Taco Salad is its simplicity. All you need to do is brown the meat on the stove and assemble. By the time you start to feel hot from the heat, you'll already be done. This meal is great for kids old enough to assemble their own plates, because all you have to do it put the other ingredients in bowls and let the family serve themselves.

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Easy Beef Taco Salad

Unstuffed Peppers with Rice Skillet Dinner

This skillet dish uses peppers for flavor, which are in season during the summer. Instead of going through all the work to stuff the peppers, just serve them unstuffed! It's a great way to get the same taste, just faster.

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Unstuffed Peppers with Rice Skillet Dinner

Beef and Avocado Arepa

Avocados aren't technically a summer offering, but with the global economy, you can pretty much get ripe avocados any time of year. Even so, the deep green color and creamy taste of a good avocado scream "summer." These arepas (which are Venezuelan sandwiches) are perfect for trying out on a slow summer night when you don't feel like having tacos again.

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Beef and Avocado Arepa

Beef Zucchini Enchiladas

This gluten-free keto recipe doesn't use tortillas to hold the meat; instead, the summer zucchini is cut in strips lengthwise and wrapped around the ground beef. If you're looking for a summer recipe with ground beef that's on the healthier side, you won't find a better or more delicious summer beef dish on this list.

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Beef Zucchini Enchiladas

Beef-Stuffed Pepper Boats

If you prefer your stuffed peppers to be, well, stuffed, then this is the right place for you. This recipe is a great choice for summer because it uses peppers, which are in season, but they're also perfect because they can be made on the grill or in a campfire. So whether you're at home grilling or out on vacation, you can enjoy the tastes of summer.

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Beef-Stuffed Pepper Boats

Roasted Summer Italian Burger

These burgers utilize roasted red peppers to make your cookouts taste that much more like summer. The recipe calls for store bought, which makes these great for an easy dinner, but if you're looking to get more involved in your grilling, you can cook your peppers yourself before adding to the burgers.

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Roasted Summer Italian Burger

Meat Patty Pan Squash

Try this low carb, gluten-free squash dinner recipe for a fun, new dinner you likely haven't had before. Patty Pan squash is a summer variety, which means it's perfect for the season. This recipe also means you'll be doing less dishes, because the meat gets cooked inside the squash, so you can eat your serving bowl after using.

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Meat Patty Pan Squash

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