24 Ground Beef Crock Pot Recipes – Insanely Good

Slow cooker recipes for ground beef

These Crockpot ground beef recipes make weeknight dinners quick and easy! Just gather your ingredients and let your slow cooker do all the work 🙂

My Crockpot is one of the most commonly used items in my kitchen. In fact, I have two: a small one for sauces or a small dinner for two and a large one for hearty meals that will feed a crowd.

It is so versatile and can be used for many recipes


Goulash with ground beef

When I go to the store, I always pick up ground beef if it’s for sale. If I don’t need it right away, I’ll cook and freeze it in one-pound increments.

This makes it very easy to cook Crockpot meals that require golden ground beef. Just throw everything into the clay pot and you’re done!

Whether you’re having a dinner or just need some easy meals, these ground beef recipes will get the job done!

1. Crockpot Hamburger Hash

For a hearty meal, look no further than this Crockpot burger hash. This dish with cheese is sure to become a repeat.

It has everything you need for a complete meal on one plate. Meat, potatoes and vegetables galore!

I love that it’s versatile and allows me to use whatever vegetables are left in my fridge. You can even swap red potatoes for sweet potatoes.

Throw everything into your Crockpot except the cheese and let it cook all day. Add the cheese at the end and enjoy!

Cabbage rolls

2. Crockpot cabbage


A family favorite just got easier. These clay pot cabbage rolls taste amazing after simmering all day!

While this recipe takes a little longer to prepare than other Crockpot meals, you won’t think about it after secretly tasting.

Place your meat mixture in the center of the cabbage leaf and fold it up. Place them in the cooking pot and cover with the sauce. That’s all!

In addition, this recipe has a secret ingredient: cinnamon!

3. Crockpot Shepherd’s


Tasty and tasty, Crockpot Shepherd Pie really is comfort food at its finest


The hardest part is browning the meat and mashing potatoes. Although using frozen vegetables is a great way to save time and keep this dish simple.

Everything but mashed potatoes go into the clay pot. Mashed potatoes are added when there are two hours left.

If you’re looking for a way to save prep time, you could even use instant mashed potatoes!


Crockpot Cheeseburger and Bacon Soup

For a creative and effortless version of your favorite cheeseburger, try this cheeseburger soup with bacon.

What do you normally like to eat in your burger? Whatever you just thought, add it to your soup!

This recipe uses ground beef, onions, tomato, bacon, cheese, and you can even add pickles. Beef can be substituted for soy crumbs for a vegetarian meal.

The addition of potatoes makes this a hearty dish that the whole family will love!

5. Crockpot Pizza Casserole

Did someone say pizza? This Crockpot pizza casserole is almost as easy as ordering pizza and just as delicious!

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Gooey and cheesy, this meal can be made in just 30 minutes. Pepperoni or sausages, vegetables or not, make your pizza casserole to your liking.

Also, feel free to use any pasta you have in your pantry. Seriously, it couldn’t be easier!

Good thing this foolproof recipe is so simple because your family will ask for it over and over again!

6. Tater Tot Casserole Slow Cooker

Are you tired of spending hours cooking foods your kids don’t eat? This tater tot slow cooker casserole is your ticket to a quiet table and full bellies.

I have even more good news: other than browning the ground beef, there is absolutely no preparation for this dish


Black beans, corn, salsa, green chiles, taco seasoning, and enchilada sauce are mixed and mixed into their Crockpot. Layer with tater tots and let it bubble.

Don’t forget to add cheese before serving!

7. Crockpot Poor Man’s Stew burger


is often referred to as poor man’s stew because it uses simple ingredients and is inexpensive. This poor man’s stew of clay pot really is simmered perfection.

The ingredient list is so minimal and they are all staples that you keep stocked in your kitchen. It is well seasoned with onions, carrots, thyme, garlic and onion powder.

Potatoes and beef broth make this a hearty dish and diced tomatoes put it all together


With this rich and tasty soup, you can even add some extra vegetables. Kids will never know!

8. Slow Cook Chinese Cake

You won’t find any traditional Asian flavor in this slow-cook Chinese cake. It is actually an adaptation of shepherd’s cake, made by Chinese chefs while building the Canadian Railway in the late 19th century.

This cake has layers of ground beef with pepper, sauce, potatoes and corn. After cooking slowly for hours, the flavors merge and turn into a creamy, succulent dish.

It’s plentiful, delicious, and a great meal to eat while telling a fun history lesson!


Slow cooker stuffed peppers These

effortlessly slow cooker stuffed peppers are full of bold Tex-Mex-inspired flavors


What I like most about these stuffed peppers is that they are super versatile. This recipe calls for ground beef, brown rice, black beans, corn, and salsa, but could easily substitute for your favorite Mexican ingredients.

Don’t forget to finish it with sour cream or guacamole


This is a complete meal wrapped in cute multicolored peppers!

10. This

slow-cooked beef chili should be a staple on everyone’s weekly menu. It’s perfect for a cold winter night, on game day or on those days when you don’t have much time! It

doesn’t taste like that, but this recipe is pretty healthy. It is low in fat with protein and fiber. Although it’s not as healthy if you add a ton of cheese and sour cream like me.

Serve alone, with crackers or even over rice!

11. Slow cooker

Bolognese Spaghetti Can all pasta

lovers agree that spaghetti sauce in a slow cooker is great? Slow cooking spaghetti bolognese is about to become your favorite pasta dish!

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To get an aromatic and bold Bolognese sauce, you need to cook it slowly and slowly all day. But who has that kind of time?

Pour all the ingredients into your slow cooker and return hours later to a beautiful and tasty spaghetti Bolognese. Boil some noodles and enjoy!

12. Slow-cooking

sweet and sour meatballs

The classic combination of sweet and sour makes this dish unforgettable. These slow-cooking sweet and sour dumplings are sure to replace your takeout order.

This recipe calls for homemade dumplings, but you can easily use store-bought ones to make this meal even easier.

The sweetness comes from pineapple and brown sugar, while apple cider vinegar adds that sour touch.

Serve with a side of rice or noodles for an extra hearty meal that the whole family is sure to love!

13. Golombki slow cooker Golombki

is basically another way of saying stuffed cabbage rolls. Although this slow cooker golombki is much simpler and does not require hours in the kitchen! Instead of stuffing and

rolling cabbage, this recipe has you layering all your ingredients like you would a lasagna. Its sauce, mixture of ground beef and cabbage are layered several times, stacking flavor upon flavor.

Come back hours later to the most tender and juicy golombki!

14. Countless

memories have been made at the dinner table while eating careless joes. They are simple, tasty and fun to say!

I left the store bought sloppy joe sauce years ago when I realized how easy they are to make. Most of the ingredients are pantry staples.

Let it bubble in the slow cooker to allow the flavors to merge.

You can toast your bun and even add cheese. You’ll never think of canned sloppy sauce again!

15. Crockpot Cowboy Casserole


love it when recipes have funny names and I’m always curious how they were named. The Crockpot cowboy casserole sounds like hearty comfort food.

This recipe uses ground beef and sausage for breakfast which gives

this dish a ton of flavor.

After finely chopping your potatoes, add them to your clay pot with the remaining ingredients like salsa, beans, corn, and mushroom cream


It is covered with a layer of cheese and cooked for hours making this a creamy dish that will even fill a cowboy!

16. Crockpot

Hamburger Vegetable Soup

I’m always in the mood to make huge pots of soup when the weather gets a little cold. This Crockpot vegetable soup and burger is sure to warm you up!

It’s actually a pretty healthy dish even though it doesn’t taste like it. If there are vegetables you don’t like, leave them out and feel free to add your favorites!

This soup is super versatile and perfect for any time of year!


Even though taco beef

doesn’t take much time on its own, this Crockpot taco beef easily takes it to a new level


Since I freeze most of my ground beef, I usually have to thaw the meat before cooking tacos. With this recipe, I simply throw everything into the clay pot (yes, even frozen meat), and voila!

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You can also prepare your vegetables and other ingredients in the morning if you know you will be short on time!

18. Garlic Dumplings and

Slow Cooker Honey These garlic and

honey dumplings are festive enough to be a

snack or filling enough to be a meal. Use store-bought dumplings

if you don’t feel like making homemade. After the dumplings are golden brown, you throw them into the clay pot with your honey and garlic sauce and voila, juicy dumplings in a tasty sauce!

19. Slow cooker meat bread

It seems like you can cook just about anything in a slow cooker

and meatloaf is no exception.

The meatloaf is extremely tender and full of flavor after cooking with the sauce for hours. If you’re feeling fancy, you can even mix bacon or bell peppers.

Add your favorite side like mashed potatoes or macaroni and cheese and your family will be in luck.

20. Crockpot Frito Chili Pie

Even the pickiest of diners will fall in love with this Fried Cake.

With meat, beans and fried, what’s not to love? Although if you ask me, I think the toppings are what make this dish.

Add cheese, sour cream, jalapeño, or even guacamole! The options are endless.

21. Enchiladas Crockpot

I will eat a tasty enchilada any day of the week. With this clay pot enchilada recipe, I will definitely make them more often!

First, roll your meat mixture into your tortilla that has been dipped in enchilada sauce. Place them sewing down in their slow cooker and let it go for hours.

The moment you walk through the door, you will be struck with the incredible aroma!

22. Crockpot Cheeseburger Macaroni Casserole

There’s something relaxing about knowing that dinner will be ready by the time you get home. And with this cheeseburger casserole, you’re sure to have something to look forward to!

This dish gets its flavor from butter, paprika, and garlic powder, while cream cheese and grated cheese make it just as creamy. No one will know how easy it was to do it!

23. Homemade Meatball Subs

Give your family (or just yourself) a real treat with these homemade dumplings subs in the clay pot. Homemade meatballs

are the star of this dish, so don’t try to get away with it frozen. It just doesn’t taste the same.

The dumplings are tender and infused with flavor after bubbling in the sauce all day


Serve your favorite bun with cheese. Delicious!

24. Crockpot

Hamburger Helper I

grew up eating boxed Hamburger Helper, but now I cook most of my food from scratch. This Crockpot burger helper is the perfect way to merge those two worlds.

My favorite part of this recipe is that it’s easier than a boxed meal! Just put everything in the slow cooker and leave it all day. Add the pasta about 15 minutes before cooking.

You’ll never eat hamburgers from a box again!

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