When it comes to ground beef, among the most versatile and beloved of ingredients, it’s not all about meatballs and burgers and chili. Psh, who are we kidding, yes it is! Few things excite us more than a couple of pounds of fresh 80/20 chuck, straight from the butcher’s loving meat-grinder, ready for our bidding. That’s right, all of these recipes call for authentic ground beef, none of that packaged nonsense. You’ll notice the difference from the first bite, and you’ll never go back. Here are our 30 favorite recipes with ground beef.