30+ Pasta Recipes with Ground Beef (Simple & Delicious)

Ground beef can add flavor and richness to any pasta dish. Here’s 30+ pasta recipes with ground beef that are simple & delicious!

PS – Be sure to check out these 40+ EASY Sides for Pasta and 7 Best Wines to Pair with Pasta too! Plus, here’s 35+ Chicken Pasta recipes.

Here are 30+ delicious and easy pasta recipes with ground beef:

Hands holding bowl of pasta topped with slow cooker bolognese.
This Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce would make my Nana Lamancuso proud. It’s silky and luscious with super tender meat and so much flavor. Crockpot bolognese is where it’s at! 
Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce
top shot of spaghetti noodles and tomato sauce in white bowl
Instant Pot Spaghetti is an easy and delicious weeknight meal the whole family will love! Made with simple ingredients, this comfortingly classic spaghetti recipe is ready in 30 minutes!
Instant Pot Spaghetti
Hand holding bowl of lasagna soup.
Instant Pot Lasagna Soup tastes just like lasagna without all the work. Your electric pressure cooker makes it super simple. 
Lasagna Soup
Two bowls of pasta with white bolognese.
This White Bolognese Sauce combines beef & Italian sausage in this silky, rich & delicately spiced sauce that’s perfect for topping a bowl of pasta!
White Bolognese Sauce
Piece of lasagna in serving dish.
This show-stopping Lasagna with Bechamel Sauce is layered with a slow-simmered meat sauce and homemade bechamel sauce. It’s a creamy, close-to-authentic Italian lasagna you’ll never forget!
Lasagna with Bechamel
Your family will devour this 30 minute taco pasta recipe. It’s super cheesy, loaded with tender ground beef and Rotel tomatoes, and it’s incredibly simple to throw together.
Recipe: Salt and Lavender
Cheesy Taco Pasta
This ground beef pasta recipe tastes like it’s been cooked low and slow, but it’s ready in about 30 minutes! Perfect for busy weeknights.
Recipe: Salt and Lavender
Creamy Ground Beef Pasta
Healthier Homemade One Pot Hamburger Helper…Swapping out the boxed stuff and making this childhood special…but homemade and healthier!
Recipe: Half Baked Harvest
Homemade Hamburger Helper
Sunday Night Gnocchi Bolognese Bake: One pot, simmer all day for amazing aromas, or put together in an hour…so simple, so delicious!
Recipe: Half Baked Harvest
Cozy Gnocchi Bolognese Bake
This Cheesy Tortellini Bake with ground beef is made with just four ingredients (plus salt and pepper!). It takes only 20 minutes to prep and is a great family friendly recipe to keep in your back pocket for busy weeknights.
Recipe: Ground Beef Recipes
Tortellini Bake
This American Goulash recipe has ground beef, onions, bell pepper & elbow macaroni in a zesty tomato sauce all simmered in just one pot!
Recipe: Spend with Pennies
Grandma’s Goulash
Hamburger Casserole is a quick & easy weeknight meal made with lean ground beef, pasta sauce, tomatoes, veggies, & loads of cheese!
Recipe: Spend with Pennies
Hamburger Casserole
This yummy One Pot Dairy Free Beef Stroganoff is ready in just 30 minutes. Easy, healthy comfort food with Vegan, Gluten Free, & Keto Options.
Recipe: Mary's Whole Life
Dairy Free Beef Stroganoff
This Famous TikTok Million Dollar Spaghetti is made with a marinara meat sauce mixed with homemade alfredo sauce, tossed with spaghetti noodles, and baked with mozzarella cheese until bubbly.
Recipe: Modern Honey
Million Dollar Baked Spaghetti
Taco spaghetti is a mouthwatering Mexican casserole that combines two beloved classics: tacos and spaghetti with meat sauce.
Recipe: Chef Jar
Taco Spaghetti
In just 30 minutes you can have this ground beef orzo with a creamy tomato sauce on your table! It’s a kid-friendly meal that uses simple, wholesome ingredients.
Recipe: Salt and Lavender
Ground Beef Orzo
Lasagna Roll-Ups are a faster, easier version of lasagna. These cheesy, saucy lasagna rolls make a great make-ahead or freezer meal dinner.
Recipe: I Heart Eating
Lasagna Roll Ups
In this Stuffed Shells with Beef Recipe, jumbo shells are stuffed with three kinds of cheese and baked to perfection in a hearty meat sauce!
Recipe: Get On My Plate
Cheesy Stuffed Shells with Beef
Loaded with savory sausage, Italian herbs, red-wine tomato sauce, tender pasta, and rich, melty cheese, this Baked Ziti recipe is a cozy dinner the whole family will love!
Recipe: Grandbaby Cakes
Baked Ziti
This ground beef noodles is loaded with Asian flavours. A quick yet satisfying one pot meal recipe.
Recipe: Cooking with Lei
Asian Ground Beef Noodles
The coziest One Pot Harissa Pasta Bolognese with a sweet and smoky harissa-spiked tomato sauce, ground beef and toasted spices.
Recipe: Wandering Chickpea
One Pot Harissa Pasta Bolognese
Greece’s answer to Lasagna – Pastitsio! Layers of Greek bucatini tube pasta, cinnamon spiked meat sauce, and a thick layer of cheese sauce.
Recipe: Recipe Tin Eats
Pastitsio (Greek Beef Pasta Bake)
This savory ground beef alfredo with fettuccini and broccoli is guaranteed to be a regular in your meal rotation! It’s so easy to make you can throw it together on even the busiest of weeknights.
Recipe: Cheap Cheap Eats
Ground Beef Alfredo
This hearty Ground Beef and Macaroni Tomato Soup is easy to make and full of flavor that comes together quickly. It’s a family favorite!
Recipe: Six Sisters Stuff
Creamy Ground Beef and Macaroni Tomato Soup
This comforting soup recipe is perfect for fall! You’ll love the savory Italian sausage, tender white beans, and wholesome pasta, all in a hearty tomato broth.
Recipe: Easy Weeknight Recipes
Pasta Fagioli
This alphabet soup with meatballs is full of vegetables and ground beef. It’s healthy, delicious and your kids will love it.
Recipe: Dinner At The Zoo
Alphabet Soup
A hearty, delicious soup made with rich cheese tortellini, browned ground beef, nutritious tomatoes and vegetables, and flavorful herbs.
Recipe: Cooking Classy
Tortellini Soup
This Pizza Pasta is an easy dinner recipe that you can make ahead of time and refrigerate or freeze until ready to bake! Your family will love this cozy casserole!
Recipe: The Cozy Cook
Pizza Pasta Bake
Incredible one pot spinach beef pasta with savory mushrooms and layers of cheese in every bite. The whole family will LOVE this cozy dinner!
Recipe: Ambitious Kitchen
One Pot Cheesy Mushroom Spinach Beef Pasta
This extra creamy tomato basil pasta is full of fresh flavor and takes just 30 minutes! It’s made with juicy cherry tomatoes, delicious fresh basil, sausage, cheese-filled ravioli, and a delicious Parmesan cream sauce.
Recipe: The Cozy Cook
Creamy Tomato Basil Pasta
Strangely enough, this dish combines two forms of cuisine. One is Chinese and the other is Italian. It makes a wild and delicious combination of flavors that is so unique!
Recipe: From Gate to Plate
Italian Drunken Noodles

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30+ Pasta Recipes with Ground Beef

Pasta is a versatile and delicious food that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It is also a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables. Ground beef is a lean protein that can add flavor and richness to any pasta dish. Try this Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce. It’s silky and luscious with super tender meat and so much flavor.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 8 people



  • Melt butter in a large skillet or dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, celery and salt and cook until softened and lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, garlic, oregano, pepper and nutmeg and cook until fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Stir in wine, scraping up any browned bits; set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in slow cooker, combine panko, cream, beef and pork with a pinch of salt and pepper. Use your hands to knead the mixture together. Then add the vegetable-herb mixture and tomatoes. Stir to combine. Add bay leaf.
  • Cover and cook until meat is tender, 9 to 10 hours on LOW or 6 to 7 hours on HIGH.
  • Break up any large pieces of meat with spoon. Stir in parmesan and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve.


Oven-cooking instructions: Prepare sauce in a covered dutch oven and bake in a 300-degree oven for 2-3 hours, adding water if needed.
Storage: Leftovers will keep in the refrigerator for 5 days. Or freeze for up to 3 months.  
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Large Skillet


Calories: 559kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 170mg | Sodium: 605mg | Potassium: 749mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2048IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 4mg

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