5 Easy Things To Cook With Hamburger Meat

Learn about 5 easy things to cook with hamburger meat to keep variety in your meals. Hamburger can be inexpensive so knowing several ways to prepare it is a good idea. If you buy hamburger meat on sale then wrap it in meal-size portions and freeze it, you'll be on your way to having the makings of economical meals at hand.




  • 1 pound hamburger meat
  • Buns
  • Condiments
  1. The tried and true burger is one of the easiest ways to cook hamburger meat. Form one pound of hamburger into four patties and cook the meat.
  2. The easiest way of cooking depends on your preference of cooking. Burgers on the grill are delicious. Frying hamburgers in a skillet is an easy way to cook them. For less fat than frying, broil the hamburgers in the oven.
  3. Serve on toasted buns with your choice of condiments.




  • 1 pound hamburger meat
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  1. Another favorite is meatloaf. This easy to make entree can be prepared so you'll have leftovers for at least another meal or two. Use one pound of hamburger meat, one egg, spices like garlic salt or powder, salt, and pepper (use 1/2 teaspoon each), and 1/2 cup of bread crumbs.
  2. Mix the ingredients together and form into a loaf or use a loaf pan.
  3. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes until cooked through.
  4. Serve with potatoes and a vegetable.




  • 1 pound hamburger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin, chili powder, garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Taco shells
  1. Brown one pound of hamburger meat in a skillet and drain the fat.
  2. Add 1/2 teaspoon each of cumin, chili powder, and garlic powder and 1/2 cup of water.
  3. Cook to add in the spices till the water has cooked down.
  4. Serve in warmed taco shells with cheese and lettuce.


Macaroni and Cheese with Hamburger


  • 1 pound hamburger
  • Macaroni and cheese mix with milk and butter
  1. Brown one pound of hamburger in a skillet and drain the fat.
  2. Mix the hamburger into prepared macaroni and cheese that you have made with milk and butter according the the package instructions.




  • 1 pound hamburger
  • Spaghetti noodles
  • 1 jar of pasta sauce
  1. Another favorite food with hamburger meat is spaghetti. Brown one pound of hamburger meat and drain the fat.
  2. Stir into pasta sauce, heat, and serve over cooked spaghetti noodles prepared according to the package instructions.
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