20 Beef Recipes That Come Together In Just One Dish

Cheesy Beef-and-Spinach Ravioli
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Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen; Food Styling: Torie Cox

When it's time to whip up dinner, we understand that it's not ideal to dirty up every pot in the kitchen. With these one-dish beef recipes , dinner will come together with minimal dishes. This will allow you to enjoy spending time around the table with your family without having to worry about cleaning up the kitchen after dinner. This list includes one-dish recipes that come together in a Dutch oven, on a sheet pan, in a cast-iron skillet, in a slow cooker, and even an Instant Pot.

Read on for our best one-dish beef recipes that will make cleanup a breeze.

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Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs
Photography: Caitlin Bensel, Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Using your Instant Pot allows spaghetti and meatballs to come together in under an hour without dirtying multiple dishes.

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Sloppy Joe Casserole with Dinner Rolls

Sloppy Joe Casserole with Dinner Rolls
Photographer Victor Protasio, Food Stylist Rishon Hanners, Prop Stylist Heather Chadduck

You're just 30 minutes and one skillet away from serving up this roll-topped supper.

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Sheet Pan Hanger Steak and Vegetables

Sheet Pan Hanger Steak and Vegetables
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling; Heather Chadduck Hillegas; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Steak dinner is even more enjoyable when it comes together on one sheet pan.

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Beefy Baked Ravioli with Spinach and Cheese

Cheesy Beef-and-Spinach Ravioli

Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Refrigerated ravioli helps this ground beef dinner come together in your favorite cast-iron skillet.

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Cottage Pie with Potato Crust

Shepherd's Pie with Mashed Potato Crust Image
Antonis Achilleos; Food Styling: Margaret Monroe Dickey; Prop Styling: Cindy Barr

Frozen mashed potatoes are the convenient finishing touch for this classic cottage pie recipe.

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Instant Pot Chili Mac

Instant Pot Chili Mac
Photography and Styling: Caitlin Bensel

Two classic recipes, chili and mac & cheese, come together to create one comforting meal.

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Beef Tamale Pie

Beef Tamale Pie
Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

This recipe starts on the stovetop and is then moved to the oven, but comes together in just one dish for easy cleanup.

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Cheesy Lasagna Soup

Cheesy Lasagna Soup
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

Enjoy the delicious flavors of lasagna in this soup that comes together in just 25 minutes.

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Instant Pot Baked Ziti

instant pot baked ziti
Photographer: Antonis Achilleos, Prop Stylist: Christine Kelly Food Stylist: Ali Ramee

If you think baked ziti can only be made in the oven, think again.

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Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

Alison Miksch; Prop Styling: Mary Clayton Carl; Food Styling: Mary-Claire Britton

Using a slow cooker for dinner means the meat and veggies all come together in one dish for a comforting meal with easy cleanup.

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Easy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Easy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Maggie Ruggiero

Ready in just 20 minutes, this one-dish stir fry will become a staple on your weeknight dinner menu.

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Quick Beef Chili

Quick Beef Chili
Becky Luigart-Stayner

We recommend serving this quick and easy beef chili with plenty of toppings like shredded cheddar cheese and sour cream.

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Beef Stew

Beef Stew

Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Torie Cox

We like using a Dutch oven to prepare this one-dish beef stew because it has a nice surface for browning the beef.

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Ancho Chile Flank Steak and Sweet Potato Tacos

Ancho-Chile Flank Steak and Sweet Potato Tacos
Alison Miksch

For an extra burst of flavor, stir some of the drippings from the pan into sour cream to create a delicious dipping sauce.

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Chicken-and-Brisket Brunswick Stew

Chicken-and-Brisket Brunswick Stew
Iain Bagwell

This Brunswick stew calls for a pound of chopped beef brisket which you can cook yourself or pick up from your favorite local barbecue joint.

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Ground Beef Vegetable Soup with Gnocchi

Ground Beef Vegetable Soup with Gnocchi
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Maggie Ruggiero

Gnocchi from the refrigerated section at the grocery store helps this one-pot meal come together easily.

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Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd’s Pie
William Dickey

Not only does this Shepherd's Pie come together in one dish, but it can also be made ahead and stored in the freezer for up to one month.

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Chunky Vegetable Beef Soup

Chunky Vegetable Beef Soup

Ground chuck, tomato sauce, and canned veggies come together to create one delicious pot of soup.

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All-In-One Spaghetti

All-In-One Spaghetti

William Dickey

With this all-in-one recipe, there's no need to use separate pots to cook the noodles and sauce for spaghetti night.

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Beef-and-Brussels Sprouts Stir-fry

Beef-and-Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry
Greg DuPree

We call for Brussels sprouts in this one-skillet stir fry, but you can substitute them for other vegetables you may have on hand like broccoli, cauliflower, or cabbage.

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