Simple Hamburger Recipes, Hints & Videos

Simple Hamburger Recipes, Hints & Videos

Simple hamburger recipes have been a staple of the American diet for over 50 years. They first became popular after WWII as a cheap and easy way to get dinner on the table. Hamburger meat  soon found its way into casserole, crockpot and grilling recipes.

Hamburger is a good source of protein. Although it is high in fat, you can lower the fat  content by buying at least 80% lean meat. No matter how you choose to cook it, Recipe4Living has a great recipe for you.

Simple Hamburger Casserole Recipes

Four Layer Hamburger and Macaroni Casserole

Frozen macaroni and cheese, ground beef and taco seasoning mix make a surprise-filled casserole enhanced with sour cream, crushed tortilla chips and shredded cheddar cheese. Each layer packs lots of zesty flavor.


2 12 oz. pkg. Stouffer's Macaroni and Cheese, defrosted, divided

8 oz. lean ground beef

2 Tbs. Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix

2 Tbs. sour cream

1/2 C. diced tomato

1/3 C. crushed potato or tortilla chips

1/2 C. 2 oz. shredded cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine beef and seasoning mix in large skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. 

Combine one package macaroni and cheese and sour cream in medium bowl; spread over bottom of 8-inch-square baking dish. Top with beef mixture. Spread remaining package macaroni and cheese over beef mixture; top with tomato, potato chips and cheese. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly around edges.

Serving Size


Cooking Time

20-25  minutes

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Hamburger Corn Casserole

Simple Grilled Hamburger Recipes

Cheddar Bacon Hamburgers

Easy way to add flavor to your hamburgers!


1 lb. ground beef

1/2 C. shredded cheddar cheese

2 Tbs. prepared horseradish

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. pepper

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 C. real bacon bits

4 hamburger buns


Preheat grill for high heat. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, cheddar cheese, horseradish, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and bacon bits using your hands. Shape the mixture into 4 hamburger patties. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place hamburger patties on the grill, and cook for 5 minutes per side, or until well done. Serve on buns.

More Simple Grilled Hamburger Recipes:

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Italian Burgers

Texas Hamburger Steak

Simple Hamburger Crockpot Recipes

Easy Crockpot Stuffed Bell Peppers

This easy crockpot stuffed bell peppers recipe is great smelling, simple and made for even the fussiest of eaters!


6 green peppers washed, topped and seeded

1 Tbs. shortening (i.e. Crisco)

1 1/2 - 2 lb. ground beef

1 C. cooked rice

1 sm. onion, chopped

1 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. black pepper

dash of basil

1/2 C. ketchup

1 8-oz. can tomato sauce w/ or w/o seasoning


Heat shortening in skillet and brown beef. Combine meat and next 6 ingredients. Stuff bell peppers. Arrange bell peppers in large crock pot. Can be stacked. Pour tomato sauce over peppers. Cooker on low for 6-7 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.

Serving Size


Preparation Time

15  minutes

Cooking Time

4-7  hours

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Crockpot or Oven Meatloaf

Slow Cooker Lasagna

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