Beef Up Your Summer With 10 Unexpected Ways to Use Organic Ground Beef

When it comes to summer cooking, we often associate ground beef with classic dishes like tacos, burgers, and spaghetti. While these options are undeniably delicious, why limit yourself to the same old recipes? Our 100% grass-fed and finished organic ground beef is an incredibly versatile ingredient that can elevate your summer meals to new heights. In this blog post, we’ll explore ten unexpected and unique ways to use this product, taking inspiration from cuisines around the world.

Our Top 10 Favorite Ways to Use Organic Ground Beef (Recipes Included!)

Tired of having ground beef tacos and spaghetti bolognese on repeat every week? Look no further. Stock up on organic ground beef, choose a recipe to try each week, and turn up the heat on your summer cooking! 

1. Burger Bowls

Step aside, traditional burgers! Create a wholesome and flavorful meal by swapping the bun for a bed of fresh greens. Top ground beef with your favorite burger toppings like cheese, tomatoes, onions, and avocado. Then, drizzle it with a tangy dressing and have a satisfying burger bowl perfect for a light summer lunch. Try out this top-rated burger bowl recipe!

2. Nachos

Transform your nacho game with more protein and flavor. Layer tortilla chips with melted cheese, jalapeños, tomatoes, refried beans, and savory ground beef. Bake until the cheese is bubbly, and serve with guacamole, salsa, and sour cream. These loaded nachos will be a hit at your summer gatherings.

3. Swedish Meatballs

Take a culinary trip to Sweden with deliciously spiced and perfectly tender Swedish meatballs. Serve them with a savory gravy, lingonberry sauce, and a side of buttered noodles. This unexpected twist on traditional meatballs will give you a taste of Europe!

4. Bibimbap

Travel to Korea by making vibrant bibimbap. Sauté the beef with garlic, soy sauce, and sesame oil, and serve over a bowl of steamed rice. Top it with an assortment of colorful vegetables, a fried egg, and a spicy gochujang sauce. This hearty, healthy, and authentic dish is sure to become a family favorite!

5. Shepherd’s Pie

If the UK is a wee bit too far to visit, bring the flavors to your home with a classic Shepherd’s Pie. Layer beef with vegetables, mashed potatoes, and cheese, and bake until golden and bubbly. And don’t forget your HP sauce! It’s a complete and satisfying meal that the whole family will love. Scrumptious, aye?

6. Lettuce Wraps

Looking for a lighter meal? Ditch the tortillas and create refreshing lettuce wraps filled with seasoned beef. Add crunchy vegetables like carrots, cucumbers, and bean sprouts for extra texture. Drizzle with a zesty sauce and enjoy a light and flavorful summer meal.

7. Stuffed Peppers

Add a touch of elegance to your summer menu with stuffed bell peppers. Saute your mixture of beef, rice, herbs, and spices. Place the mixture inside your peppers, and bake until the peppers are tender and the filling is cooked to perfection. These colorful and savory delights are a fantastic addition to the weekly dinner round-up.

8. Keftedes

Experience the flavors of Greece with aromatic keftedes. Combine beef with breadcrumbs, herbs, garlic, and spices, then shape into small meatballs. Fry until golden brown and serve with tzatziki sauce and pita bread. These delightful bites are perfect for a summer meze spread.

9. Empanadas

Bring a taste of Latin America to your summer table with homemade beef empanadas. Fill flaky pastry dough with a savory mixture of beef, onions, peppers, and spices. Bake until golden brown, and enjoy these handheld delights as a snack or a main course.

10. Breakfast Hash

Start your summer mornings with this hearty and flavorful breakfast hash. Sauté ground beef with diced sweet potatoes, onions, and bell peppers until everything is cooked and caramelized. Your family and tastebuds will thank you!

Upgrade Your Meals with Oreganic

This summer, think beyond the burger and spaghetti when using organic ground beef. Incorporate these unexpected and delicious recipes into your culinary repertoire, and enjoy a season filled with diverse flavors and unforgettable meals. With Oreganic Beef Company’s 100% grass-fed and finished products, your summer cooking is sure to be a hit. And to support you on your mission of becoming a culinary artist, we’re offering a limited-time deal on ground beef. For the month of July, ground beef and patties are just $6.50 a pound when you buy 10 or more pounds, and all steaks are 20 percent off. 

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