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Old 05-12-2012, 01:08 PM   #1
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Ground beef ideas

My bf and I are going to be moving 2 1/2 hrs away, so we would like to use up as much of the freezer stuff as we can. One of the things we have a lot of is ground beef. We are going to make burgers at our going away party, of course, but do you have any recipes that you really like? I already made lasagna, we had tater tot hot dish recently, and chili... Give me something new and not tomato based lol

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Old 05-12-2012, 01:25 PM   #2
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I'm a fan of meatballs. Stuff them with a cube of mozzarella and add spinach, egg, onion, breadcrumbs to the mix. If you don't want a tomato sauce, make a philly meatball sub (with green peppers, onions, and provolone), or a philly pizza. Go Greek, and make meatballs with yogurt/dill/cuke sauce, & serve in pita pockets with fresh diced tomatoes. Shape the beef around skewers & make armenian-style beef kabobs.
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:29 PM   #3
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:44 PM   #4
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Or...

Stuffed cabbage w/ whole cranberry sauce
Beirocks (sp)
Dumplings/won-tons
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:52 PM   #5
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Check out the Bisquick Impossible Pies recipes. I had a little cookbooklet of theirs, lots of ideas for ground beef.

Here's one:

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/...8-1654640c7525
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Not really a gourmet item by any means, but when my daughter visits me (teen) she loves this thing a I whip together with just sautéed ground beef and a can of campbell's mushroom soup. I usually top with some diced green onions and serve on plain rice in a bowl. It's actually really good.

Also, if you have a camper cooler, a big chunk of frozen meat, such as ground beef will stay frozen way longer than the 2.5 hours of driving, so I wouldn't be in any kind of panic to devour everything in freezer. Just sayin'.
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Old 05-12-2012, 03:03 PM   #7
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Not really a gourmet item by any means, but when my daughter visits me (teen) she loves this thing a I whip together with just sautéed ground beef and a can of campbell's mushroom soup. I usually top with some diced green onions and serve on plain rice in a bowl. It's actually really good.

Also, if you have a camper cooler, a big chunk of frozen meat, such as ground beef will stay frozen way longer than the 2.5 hours of driving, so I wouldn't be in any kind of panic to devour everything in freezer. Just sayin'.
We have a couple coolers, but we'll have all the fridge stuff to move too. Not panicking, just don't want to have to move any more stuff than necessary :)

Just put BBQ meatballs in the oven, and probably will be making tacos... Might try the mushroom soup idea too- sounds interesting :) thanks!
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Old 05-12-2012, 03:42 PM   #8
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Salisbury Steak w/ mushroom gravy.
I just made a couple of these babies a couple weeks ago after not having this dish for years. It was mighty tasty.

Hamburger Stroganoff.

Sloppy Joes. Make some now and freeze to take along with you. It can thaw while you travel. If you have moving helpers, you can serve this as an easy meal moving-in party. If it's just you two, well, make your own moving in party and dinner will be ready - just heat and serve. Either way, it's still easy.
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Skittle 68: My Mediterranean Classics

Good Evening,

From my viewpoint, here are my classics :

1. Italian Meatballs and a Ribbon Pasta
2. Fettuccini Bolognese
3. Italian Style Meatloaf stuffed with or without hard boiled eggs
4. Mussaka
5. Greek Red Bell Peppers stuffed with ground beef or yellow and green bell peppers stuffed with ground beef & long grain Rice, spices, lemon zest and Pinenuts

Have a wonderful weekend and good luck with your move. Furthermore, there are numerous ideas which have been contributed ...

Kind regards.
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Cottage pie.
And of course Tacos!
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