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This is a busy time of year for families and who feels like going out to eat on busy evenings!?  I have a stash of quick beef dinners that I use this time of year and a lot of them contain beef for a few reasons.   First of all, beef is affordable and almost always on sale, my family will eat beef so that’s a plus and it’s so easy to make.  I like to buy a few pounds of beef at a time and brown it all ahead of time then freeze in one-pound bags.  Then I can pull it out of the freezer and put it in the fridge in the morning and by the time I’m ready to cook dinner, it’s thawed and ready to go.   Then I can add it to my favorite recipes.

You can substitute ground chicken or turkey for most of these meals for a healthier version!

13 Quick Beef Dinners

Korean Beef | Love Bakes Good Cakes – This is a quick and tasty rice-based dish that won’t leave you hanging on flavor!

30-Minute Taco Soup | Made to be a Momma – My family loves tacos so naturally when I found this recipe, I was thrilled to have a new quick dinner to add to the list I knew everyone would love.

Poverty Meal | Food – Don’t let the name fool you.  This recipe is definitely cheap and easy to make but it doesn’t take that way!

Porcupines in a Skillet | Thirty Handmade Days – Don’t worry, I’m not giving you a recipe that would require actual porcupines. This is just another great rice-based meal to add to your list of quick dinners!

Easy Pepper Steak Recipe | Gimme Some Oven – This elegant looking dish requires very little work and effort which makes it one of the easiest beef meals that is more satisfying to make!

Hobo Packets | The Country Cook – I make these packets all the time but usually use chicken.  Throw whatever ingredients you enjoy in a piece of tin foil, throw the packs in the oven and you will have a cute personalized dinner for the whole family and it’s already wrapped up to be saved!

Wayne’s Beef Macaroni and Cheese | Food Network – My mom used to buy the canned version of this when I was younger and the whole family loved it. However, I can assure you, once we made this homemade version, we loved it even more.

Italian Crescent Casserole | All Free Casserole Recipes – This one of my favorite beef dinners.  Those little crescent rolls are universal and seem to make many dishes that much better. Try out this beefy crescent roll casserole for your next quick dinner!

Stuffed Zucchini| Katrina Runs for Food – I have never been a big fan of zucchini and hated that I didn’t like it since it’s so good for you.  I have found recipes like this one make zucchini taste way better, in my opinion, and makes for a quick and yummy meal that’s good for you and your family!

Chili-Lime Beef and Black Bean Bowls | Healthy Aperture – This zesty dish is great for personalization and is not only healthy but tastes fantastic as well!

Beefy Mexican Rice Bowl | Southern in Law – If you want to go, Mexican, try these rice bowls that have a Mexican twist of flavor to them! Not to mention, they’re gluten-free!

Perfect Steak Fajitas | The Kitchen Wife – Why not go for classic fajitas one night? They only take about twenty minutes to make and that’s including prep time!

Garden Vegetable Beef Skillet | Simply Stacie – There’s nothing like a little meat with a whole lot of vegetables. Vegetables offer up a variety of flavors and can make any dish delectable just like this one!

Which of these quick beef dinners will you try for your family?