Ground beef can get boring especially if you’re enjoying it the same way over and over again. Next time you load up your grocery cart with ground beef get creative and start cooking it for breakfast! We’ve created a list of 12 insanely delicious breakfast ideas that all utilize this simple ingredient.

Ground beef is easy to cook with and taste great but it’ll taste even more amazing in one of these recipes! Get ready for a week of delicious and satisfying breakfast’s!

1. Mexican Frittata

While you think about tacos for dinner start your day off with delicious Mexican cuisine for breakfast! This delicious frittata is cooked to perfection in a cast iron skillet.

The base of the frittata is of course eggs, however, taco seasoning, ground beef, salsa, and a few other lovely ingredients provide the Mexican flavors! Keep in mind this delicious breakfast comes together in just 30 minutes. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: REAL FOOD REAL DEALS

2. Homemade Maple Breakfast Sausage

Skip the drive-thru and make these delicious breakfast sausages! They’re infused with flavors of maple syrup and fresh herbs! Prep these ahead of time so that you can have breakfast ready to go every weekday morning!

While this recipe uses a combination of ground turkey and pork, you can omit one of the meats and replace it with ground beef! You’ll also be provided with instructions to cook the sausage patties on the stove-top, in the oven, and instructions on how to freeze them! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE CHUNKY CHEF

3. Hamburger Hash

Why eat hashbrowns as a side when you can combine them with other enticing ingredients to create one unforgettable breakfast! This breakfast recipe is the true definition of comfort food.

Seasoned potatoes are combined with hamburger, veggies, and loads of ooey-gooey cheese! Cook the potatoes first and then using the same skillet, cook the hamburger second. In the end, all the ingredients come together and are finished cooking in the oven. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GONNA WANT SECONDS

4. Breakfast Meatloaf with Bacon

You may be used to enjoying meatloaf for dinner but have you ever thought to have it for breakfast? This delicious recipe puts a fun spin on a classic and creates a breakfast fit for champions!

This meatloaf is made from a combination of ground beef, breakfast sausage, and bacon! In addition to the meat, it’s seasoned with fresh herbs, mushrooms, and onions! As a bonus, this breakfast recipe is paleo, whole30, and keto diet approved! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: REAL SIMPLE GOOD

5. Tater Tot Casserole

Serve this delicious casserole and watch your kiddos be pleasantly surprised that they get to dig into tater tots for breakfast! This casserole is so savory, and oh so cheesy that you’ll be craving it time and time again.

The beef is seasoned with a lovely mixture of Worcestershire sauce, whole milk, and beef broth. This comforting casserole would also be a great addition to any brunch! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: DINNER THEN DESSERT

6. Scrambled Egg & Ground Beef Casserole

Tired of same old scrambled eggs? Make breakfast time exciting again by introducing this delicious scrambled egg and ground beef casserole!

You’ll be pleased to discover that this casserole is filled with veggies but also has enough cheese to make it irresistibly good! As a bonus, you can even prepare the casserole the night before so come morning all you have to do is toss it in the oven. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: BROOKLYN FARM GIRL

7. Cauliflower and Ground Beef Hash

Carbs are seriously comforting and are great in moderation, however, if you’re looking to cut back on a few carbs but don’t want to sacrifice flavor look, then no further! This cauliflower and ground beef hash dish is calling your name!

Cauliflower is an excellent substitute for potatoes because they have a similar texture. Aside from the cauliflower, you’ll only need 4 ingredients! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GLUE STICKS & GUMDROPS

8. Tex Mex Sweet Potato Hash

The next time you have tacos for dinner save your leftover taco meat and enjoy it the next day for breakfast! This delicious Tex Mex hash is an eggcelent egg-free breakfast option (pun intended)!

If you don’t have leftover taco meat, don’t fret! There are instructions on how to complete this dish using raw ground beef. This tasty breakfast is booming with healthy ingredients and loaded with alluring flavors. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE REAL FOOD DIETITIANS

9. Ground Beef Stuffed Pepper Skillet

Stuffed peppers is an awesome healthy option for dinner but why not enjoy it for breakfast or for brunch! It’s loaded with wholesome ingredients and is an excellent balance of grains, veggies, and protein!

This savory skillet is essentially the deconstructed version of a stuffed pepper. You’ll love that this is a one-pan recipe and that comes together in 30 minutes or less! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: I WASH YOU DRY

10. Spicy Sweet Plantain and Beef Hash

Have you ever cooked with plantains before? If you haven’t, step outside of your comfort zone and give this delicious breakfast a try!

This grain-free breakfast is loaded with nutrients and amazing flavor. It has the perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors and is ready in just 15 minutes! PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PALEO RUNNING MOMMA

11. Paleo and Whole30 Breakfast Casserole

This healthy casserole sneaks in a ton of veggies but is also filled with eggs, beef, and bacon! The lovely balance of healthy and savory ingredients will create a marvelous breakfast casserole.

This casserole is so delicious that it will be the hit of every brunch! The best part is that no one will know it’s paleo and whole30-diet approved. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: FARMSTEAD CHIC

12. Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Get your family really excited by announcing you’ll be having burritos for breakfast! This awesome recipe proves that you can indulge in insanely delicious breakfast even during busy weekdays!

The secret is to assemble and freeze! While this recipe uses ground pork, you can simply swap it out for ground beef! Make these delicious burritos ahead of time and then heat them up in the microwave when you get to work. PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SIMPLY RECIPES

Now that you’ve discovered how to enjoy ground beef for breakfast, check out more ways to cook with it:

Easy Casseroles Made with Ground Beef

Ground Beef Meals You’ll Want To Make This Week

Absolute Best Instant Pot Beef Recipes & Ideas

Low-Carb Keto Dinner Recipes: Meals Using Ground Beef

Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

Ground beef is an inexpensive ingredient. It cooks quickly and it can be incorporated into many different recipes.
Catering to the ever-changing palates of children can be exhausting. One week they love pasta the next week they hate it!
Making desserts for your family can be difficult with a gluten allergy. This is especially hard when making treats for children.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it can also become the most uninspiring meal when you have limited time to...
One of the main Ketogenic Diet essential foods is eggs. Rich in protein and the fats you need to keep fueled, it's no wonder...
When it comes to a perfect family breakfast or brunch, pancakes rank pretty high on the popularity scale.
For an Easter brunch that will put a hip-hop in your step, feast your eyes on these delectable, egg-inspired dishes—including...
If you've ever been on a low-carb diet you know real fast that breakfast especially can be a challenge.
Breakfast can be an instant frustration when you're on a plant-based diet. Don't believe me?
If you're following the Keto diet, there's one sort-of holiday that can be extra depressing and is none other than Pancake...
We've been told time and time again that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day.
You don't have to spend hours in the kitchen to achieve a drool-worthy breakfast!