Whether you're on the hunt for easy weeknight dinner recipes for the whole family or a casual weekend game night, you can't go wrong with a good hamburger cast iron skillet recipe.
Ground beef is a versatile and inexpensive way to feed your family or entertain for less. And a good cast iron pan can easily go from stovetop to the oven to the dinner table. Plus, you only have to wash one pan!
So the real question is ... what's the best way to use that pound of ground beef and a smoking hot cast iron skillet?
11 Ground Beef Cast Iron Skillet Recipes
Decisions, decisions. Should you make cast iron skillet cheeseburgers and hamburgers? Or stretch that hamburger meat into family-friendly casseroles, skillet pastas, enchiladas, or nachos?
There are so many great options! As long as you use quality meat, treat it with love and delicious ingredients, and serve it to your favorite people, you're sure to have a winner!
Cast-Iron Pan Hamburger Recipes
If juicy burger recipes are your favorite way to use a pound of ground meat, check out these delicious cast-iron skillet burgers that are just begging for a side of french fries!
Cast Iron Skillet Burger
Looking for the perfect burger? You're going to love this quick and easy recipe for tender, flavorful cast iron burgers.
Hamburger patties made from your choice of lean ground beef -- ground chuck, ground sirloin, wagyu, or brisket -- are cooked to a juicy medium-rare on the stovetop, topped with caramelized onions, a slice of cheese and all your favorite toppings, and served on a toasted brioche bun.
Umami Beef & Pork Burgers
The unique combination of beef and pork with a non-traditional cooking process makes the best burgers with a ton of flavor!
These juicy homemade burgers are filled with savory flavors of miso, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic powder, and onion powder. They're seared in a hot skillet for a delicious crust, then steamed to keep them nice and juicy. This recipe also makes great smash burgers!
Here’s a simply ‘smashing’ Smash Burger Recipe that is perfect for the summer season. What is a smash burger you ask? It’s a delicious ground beef patty pressed and simmered on a cast iron pan placed in
between two soft buns, garnished with all your favorite toppings.
Loaded Burger Bowls
Skip the hamburger bun and try these Loaded Burger Bowls. This fun and easy weeknight dinner comes together in 30 minutes with grass-fed natural ground beef, simple seasonings, and loads of delicious toppings like grilled pineapple, crispy bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions, avocado, and cheese.
Cast Iron Ground Beef Casserole Recipes
These easy weeknight casserole recipes were inspired by yummy burgers, lasagna, tacos, nachos, enchiladas, and other classic family favorites!
Bacon Cheeseburger Sweet Potato Tater Tot Casserole
Get all the flavors of bacon cheeseburgers and sweet potato fries in an easy one-skillet recipe. This twist on a classic tater tot casserole recipe is made from crispy bacon, ground beef, zesty seasonings, lots of cheese, and sweet potato tater tots. No condensed soup.
Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet
On nights when you need to make a warm and filling meal for your family, but are short on time and don't want to dirty a bunch of dishes, you need to make this Cheeseburger Skillet Recipe! This cheeseburger pasta skillet contains macaroni shells, ground beef, lots of cheese, ketchup, mustard and is a true one-pan dinner recipe.
This easy Skillet Lasagna is loaded with Italian flavor to satisfy your craving for traditional lasagna with much less work. This easy skillet pasta recipe comes together in about 40 minutes with ground beef and Italian sausage, zucchini, summer squash, rich tomato sauce, tender noodles, and lots of gooey cheese.
Loaded Taco Skillet (One-Pot-30 Minutes!)
Loaded Taco Skillet is everything you love about tacos in a one-pot meal. Made from lean ground beef or ground turkey, tons of veggies, black beans, and zesty seasonings, it's ready from start to finish in 30 minutes!
One Pot Cheeseburger Pasta
This one pot dish is a homemade version of the classic Hamburger Helper cheeseburger pasta. It is flavorful and cheesy and a perfect quick and easy weeknight meal the whole family will love!
Skillet Beef Nachos
If you're craving something different for dinner or need a new game day recipe that EVERYONE will love, you've got to make these Skillet Beef Nachos! These ground beef nachos hit the spot every time, with crispy toasted chips and flavorful cheesy nacho toppings.
Beef Enchilada Skillet
Take the hassle out of making enchiladas by preparing this simple ground beef enchilada skillet. This one-pan meal takes just 30-minutes to prepare and is gluten-free.
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