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Cheap Meals with Ground Beef

Are you looking for new ideas to make family meals on a tight budget?  Look no further than ground beef! Not only is it inexpensive, but there are so many cheap meals with ground beef that can be made with this versatile and tasty ingredient.

From simple casseroles to easy weeknight tacos, these delicious dishes will help stretch your grocery budget while providing balanced nutrition during a busy week.

Bulking up the meat by adding sauces such as taco seasoning mixes or tomato sauce are great options to add flavor while stretching the meat further.

How to stretch a pound of ground beef

Ground beef is a great protein option for cutting costs while still having an amazing meal.

Cheap meals using ground beef

There are countless tacos, casseroles, and one-pot dishes that you can make with ground beef that won't break the bank.

With a handful of inexpensive staples like carrots, potatoes, peas, tomatoes, and onions, you can make a hearty casserole that will serve multiple people at a fraction of the cost.


Most chilis made with ground beef start with basic ingredients like diced onion, canned chiles and tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, and garlic.


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