Looking for some creative ways to use that ground beef in your freezer? There’s nothing wrong with good old-fashioned burgers, but that’s just scratching the surface of what you can do with this versatile ingredient. Check out these grilled, baked, braised, and smoked ground beef recipes to find some delicious dinner inspiration.
From classics like cheeseburgers and Italian meatballs to Shepard’s pie, smoky meatball subs, and stuffed southwestern peppers, we have all the wood-fired ground beef recipes you need to put big flavor on the table tonight.
From small eaters to heaping plates, this memorable meal is packed with rich flavors. It's perfect for a winter night or to feed a crowd. Traeger-baking shepherd's pie makes for one ultra flavorful beef cake.
Make it a triple. All-beef patties are stuffed with three different cheeses and topped with double the bacon for a burger you'll melt for.
Have a wood-fired Italian night with this comforting pasta dish. Fresh pasta is loaded with a rich and hearty homemade meat sauce. Just like grandma used to make it, only better.
This traditional dish is even more delicious made with Traeger wood-fired flavor. Just stuff your leaves with a hearty beef mixture, top with homemade tomato sauce, and bake till tender right on the grill.
These homemade Italian meatballs are the perfect recipe to get the kids involved in the kitchen. Our hand-rolled meatballs are packed with herbs & cheese, then cooked with delicious Traeger hardwood smoke.
Start off the New Year strong with this healthy spin on spaghetti. Spaghetti squash is given the mesquite wood-fired treatment and topped with a homemade beef bolognese sauce. You won't miss the noodles on this one.
It is all about the meatballs. Dish them up at any gathering and your family and friends will give them rave reviews.
Make your taste buds happy & devour several smoky bacon-wrapped flavor bombs at your next family get-together.
Chili, Traegerized. We start by smoking ground beef and chopped onions and peppers for an hour before putting them into a Dutch oven and cooking the chili directly on the grill.
We’ve got flavor the size of Texas. Thick-cut beef shoulder, jalapeño, poblano, and chipotle peppers are stirred into a tomato and beer-based chili and slow-braised over hickory.
Enjoy your spaghetti the five-way. Slow-braised, aromatic wood-fired chili loaded atop a plate of spaghetti and topped with beans, onions, and cheese.
Smoked ground beef is stirred into a rich, flavorful tomato sauce right on the Traeger. You’ll never think of the lunch lady again after trying these Traegered Sloppy Joes.
Savory meat kebabs are known as comfort food in much of the world, so bring some wood-fired comfort to your own backyard. Serve with warmed pita bread and a tomato salad or a garlicky yogurt sauce.
Scoop up some bold taco flavor with this sizzlin' dip. Seasoned ground beef meets black beans, rice, and veggies before getting baked on the Traeger and topped with melty cheese.
Don’t let the size of these sliders fool you, they are packed with wood fired flavor. High quality 80/20 ground chuck and caramelized onions make this simple recipe the perfect changeup to your burger routine.
Roll your Traeger to the front yard, and toss some pellets into your wood-fired grill for this massive hunk of manly meat. Pork-infused slab of beefy goodness.
These patties get seasoned with Traeger Beef Rub, smashed down with a beer can, wrapped with bacon, and stuffed with your toppings of your choice.
Carolina BBQ piled high on a burger. This smoky burger is topped with homemade chili and coleslaw for a meal you'll need to pull out the fork and knife for.
These BBQ Meatball Onion Bombs taste ridiculously good - no wonder it's one of our most downloaded recipes. Make these bad boys for your next get together, pair with your favorite beer, and watch them get devoured.
Start your day the hearty way with these Traeger-roasted meatball subs. Topped with melted cheese and eggs, they're perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even lunch.
Crispy rye bread on the outside, and melty cheese, caramelized onions & a juicy patty on the inside. Consider tonight's dinner plans made.
If you like heat and sweet, then this burger has your name written all over it. Load your buns with a juicy, grilled beef patty, pineapple, swiss cheese and none other than spam, for a burger that'll take you to paradise.
Smoke, beef, fire. You don't need much more to create a burger worth repeating. Top it with our homemade smoked ketchup and you’ll never go back to the glass jar stuff.
Whiskey in a burger? Dreams really do come true. We start by incorporating whiskey directly into the ground sirloin and lightly season the patties with Traeger’s Beef Rub. Once cooking, baste with our homemade whiskey glaze for one-of-a-kind flavor.
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