24 Best Gluten Free Ground Beef Recipes

Today, we are sharing hassle-free gluten free ground beef recipes. We have chosen a collection of the classics and favorite ground beef recipes that are incredibly tasty and cater to those following a gluten-free lifestyle.

Ground beef is a versatile ingredient that forms the foundation of countless hearty and satisfying dishes. From comforting dishes to innovative creations, these recipes offer various flavors and textures that will leave you hungry for more!

Best Gluten-Free Ground Beef Recipes

gluten free ground beef samosa cut in half on a plate for game day

FAQs About Ground Beef Recipes

Before we dig into the recipes, here is some information that you may find helpful.

How long does ground beef last in the refrigerator? 

Ground beef can typically be stored in the fridge for 1-2 days. If properly sealed and stored at or below 40°F (4°C), it may last up to 3-4 days.

Can I freeze ground beef? 

Yes, you can freeze ground beef. It can be kept in the freezer for 3-4 months if stored in an airtight container or freezer bag.

Do I need to cook ground beef immediately after buying it? 

It’s not necessary to cook ground beef immediately after purchase, but it should be refrigerated promptly to maintain its freshness.

What is the best fat content for ground beef in recipes? 

The fat content in ground beef can vary, but 80% lean (20% fat) is commonly used for recipes like burgers and meatloaf. You can choose leaner (90% lean) or fattier (70% lean) options depending on your preference and the recipe.

How do I thaw frozen ground beef? 

The safest way to thaw ground beef is in the refrigerator. You can also use the cold water method by placing it in a sealed plastic bag, submerging it in cold water, and changing it every 30 minutes.

Can I substitute ground turkey or chicken for ground beef in recipes? 

You can substitute ground turkey or chicken for ground beef in many recipes. Just be aware that these alternatives may have a milder flavor and different texture.

How do I prevent ground beef from sticking to the pan when browning it? 

To prevent sticking, use a non-stick pan, preheat it before adding the meat, and avoid overcrowding the pan. You can also add a small amount of oil or cooking spray.

What is the safe internal temperature for ground beef? 

Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of at least 160°F (71°C) to ensure it’s safe to eat.

How can I make ground beef gluten free recipes healthier? 

You can make ground beef recipes healthier by using leaner cuts, draining excess fat after cooking, and incorporating more vegetables, and whole gluten free grains into your recipes.

Are there any vegetarian or vegan substitutes for ground beef? 

Yes, there are plant-based substitutes like textured vegetable protein (TVP), tempeh, tofu, and various brands of meatless ground beef made from ingredients like soy or mushrooms.

Can I use ground beef that has turned brown? 

Ground beef that has turned brown doesn’t necessarily mean it’s spoiled. It could be due to oxidation, but it is still safe to eat if stored properly and has no foul odor or slimy texture. However, if you have any doubts, it’s best to discard it.

Remember to follow food safety guidelines and use your best judgment when handling ground beef in recipes to ensure safe and delicious meals.

Why are ground beef recipes so popular?

Ground beef is favored because you can use it in many recipes. You will find that ground beef is versatile and cooks quickly. The meat is budget-frienndly and great for last-minute meals.

Adding herbs, spices, and condiments means converting simple ground beef into quick, easy, flavourful weeknight meals.


24 Best Gluten Free Ground Beef Recipes!


ground beef chilli

Spicy Cincinnati Black Bean Chili

This stunning chili is made with so many delicious things – it’s like no other. It’s a great make-ahead chili for casual entertaining. I promise you, some ingredients in this recipe may surprise you.


cabbage soup

Russian Cabbage And Ground Beef Soup

The soup is made with nutrient-dense vegetables such as cabbage, tomatoes, root vegetables and extra-lean ground beef. Have you heard of the cabbage soup for weight loss? Well, this is one version of it.


ground beef cottage pie

Gluten-Free Cottage Pie Recipe

This deliciously flavoured cottage pie has fluffy, cheesy potato topping, and the entire pie takes less than an hour to make. This family dinner recipe will show you how easy it to convert ground beef into the most satisfying meal.


cheeseburger Mac and cheese with ground beef

Cheese Burger Mac & Cheese – Kids Love This Dish!

This is a lazy night gluten-free dinner made with creamy pasta and baked with a tasty burger like beef combined with plenty of cheese.


instant pot spaghetti

Instant Pot Spaghetti Bolognese

The entire meal is made in one pot. That’s right, the sauce and pasta all in one. Super easy clean up — making this ground beef recipe kind of life changing.

Hungarian stuffed peppers in a casserole dish, gluten free

Easy Hungarian Stuffed Peppers Recipe

There are many versions of stuffed pepper recipes, but this traditional Hungarian recipe is so good! Serve with gluten free buttered noodles or a slice of hearty bread, such as this gluten-free crusty bread.  It doesn’t get any more authentic than this.

Tuscan white bean soup with ground beef recipe

Tuscan White Bean Soup with Meatballs

This soup is a classic rustic soup often served in Tuscany, and is very popular. This bean and meatballs soup is not complete without a crusty baguette. Check out this easy to make gluten-free crusty baguette recipe.


chili cups topped with aioli

Gluten-Free Ground Beef Chili Cups With Avocado Aioli

The gluten-free cups are crispy tortillas made in a muffin pan, filled with a thick beefy chilli made with black beans and topped with delicious avocado aioli. These hearty small-bites are packed with flavour and deliciousness beyond belief.


one pot lasagna, gluten free

One Pot Lasagna Easy Ground Beef Recipe

An easy, cheesy, ground beef lasagna recipe made in one hour using only one pot.

baked Italian meatballs in a bowl lined with cabbage leaf

Gluten Free Baked Meatballs

Tender, moist, studded with feta cheese, and exceptionally delicious. The baked meatballs are coated in a light Italian tomato sauce for an extra layer of flavour. Add them to marinara pasta sauce for a heartier dish on top of Spanish rice, or a topping for gluten free pizza.


cauliflower meatball ragout

Nutritious Cauliflower and Meatballs Ragout

A fragrant dish, scented with cinnamon, cumin and fresh cilantro. The beef meatballs are made with grated zucchini and flavoured with a hint of cinnamon and cumin.


meatballs stroganoff

Meatballs Stroganoff a Ground Beef Recipe – Allways a Hit!

The tender beef meatballs and mushrooms are simmered in the creamiest thyme and sage sauce.


beef and mushroom casserole in a large skillet

Gluten-Free Ground Beef and Mushroom Casserole

This Gluten-Free Ground Beef and Mushroom Casserole is a thirty-minute weeknight pasta dinner. The pasta is smothered with a cheesy, meaty sauce seasoned with basil and oregano.

appetizer size mini tourtiere

Gluten-Free Mini Tourtiere

This mini tourtiere is a French Canadian meat pie made with the most delicious mixture of ground beef and pork spiced meat, and potato filling baked in a flaky gluten-free shortcrust pastry. The meat pie is so good!


beef ramen, gluten free

30 Minute Gluten-Free Beef Ramen Noodles

This gluten-free Asian inspired noodle dish is just the thing for when you crave take out food. The beefy noodles are seasoned with mildly spicy ginger sauce and mixed with fresh veggies.


Indian stuffed peppers in a bowl

Spicy Indian Stuffed Peppers Made with Ground Beef

The perfect Indian inspired dish filled made with ground beef. The stuffed peppers are filled with tender meat and warming Indian spices such as cumin, curry, cinnamon, and fresh cilantro.


gluten free lasagna soup made with ground beef

A Classic Gluten-Free Lasagna Soup

Beef, veggies, pasta and plenty of flavour going on in this lasagna soup…who needs lasagna?



sheet pan spaghetti in a bowl

Gluten Free Sheet Pan Spaghetti and Meatballs

This recipe is an easy gluten free weeknight meal made on one baking sheet and in less than 30 minutes. The meatballs are light,  and are moderately spiced.

hamburger helper, gluten-free

Gluten-Free Homemade Hamburger Helper

A healthier version of the classic Hamburger Helper with a depth of flavour and nutritious veggies. This easy one-pot gluten-free pasta dinner is made with ground beef, shredded carrots, zucchini, cheddar cheese, sour cream, spices and gluten-free pasta.


chard rolls, gluten free

Baked Stuffed Chard Rolls – Ground Beef Recipe

Think cabbage rolls except healthier, cooked in a light broth and seasoned with Indian spices. The filling is made with lean ground beef, potatoes, onions, and green peas. YUM!


gluten free ground beef samosa cut in half on a plate for game day

Gluten-Free Spicy Beef Samosas

A gluten-free pastry filled with ground beef, green peas and onions — spiced with garlic, ginger, cumin, curry powder and cinnamon. This is my favourite samosa recipe!


ground beef recipe the keto meatballs in a skillet

Keto Baked Meatballs in Tomato Cream Sauce

The sauce is deliciously spiced, creamy, takes less than 10 minutes to make and low-carb!. The meatballs are made with ground beef and ground chicken or turkey, zucchini, mushrooms and plenty of spices. Super delicious!

shepherd’s pie double baked potato on a plate

Shepherd’s Pie Double Baked Potato

In this ground beef recipe the The potato skin is filled with saucy meat and vegetable filling packed with exceptional flavor and topped with the fluffiest creamy potatoes.

overview of baked meatloaf on a serving platter with carrots

Gluten Free Meatloaf Recipe

Adding fresh grated veggies, such as cabbage, carrots, and onions, and a sweet caramelized tomato topping, will provide an extra boost of nutrition and flavor to this homemade gluten free meatloaf.



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