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10 Macro-Friendly Ground Beef Recipes

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Here at Fit Healthy Macros, we love creating balanced, high-protein recipes using all kinds of protein sources. Lean ground beef is one of our favorites! Why? Because it tastes great and goes well with so many classic dishes.

We rounded up 10 of our favorite Macro-Friendly Ground Beef Recipes that include lean ground beef, tons of flavor, and great macros! Which one will you try first?

Macro-Balanced Recipes With Lean Ground Beef

Ground Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

Macro-Friendly Ground Beef and Broccoli

Beef and Broccoli is a popular takeout dish, but when you can make it at home in about the same amount of time and give it a macro-friendly twist, you have the perfect meal! Our Beef and Broccoli Stir-fry skillet is ready in about 30 minutes and is a family favorite.

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

Bells peppers stuffed with High Protein Philly Cheesesteak

If you’re tracking macros, a large hoagie can really put a dent in them. But, if you swap that bun for a bell pepper, you can enjoy the traditional flavors of a Philly Cheesesteak, but without the high calorie and carb content.

Cheeseburger Pie

Macro-Friendly Cheeseburger Pie

I remember growing up we would often have cheeseburger pie and it was a homemade dinner that the whole family enjoyed. I decided to re-create that comforting dish, giving it a more balanced set of macros, and it’s just as delicious as it was back then.

Philly Cheesesteak Pasta Skillet

Philly Cheesesteak Pasta

The Philly cheesesteak makes it second appearance on our list today, and it’s not because I’m from Philly! There’s just something so indulgent about gooey cheese and savory meat mixed with satisfying pasta that makes this dish an easy pick for weeknight dinners.

Egg White Taco Pizza

High protein taco pizza with egg white crust

egg white crust pizza with taco toppings

Whether you need a quick, high-protein lunch or an easy dinner, our Egg White Taco Pizza is an easy choice. This protein powerhouse is so simple to make and it’ll, is absolutely delicious, and will keep you feeling full for hours. 

Cottage Cheese Taco Bowls

Taco Bowls made with cottage cheese

What do you get when you mix lean ground beef, cottage cheese, and taco fixings? A protein-packed Cottage Cheese Taco Bowl that’s packed with flavor and nourishment. Whip up this recipe whenever you’re craving a Mexican-themed meal and need to hit your protein goal at the same time.

Mexican Tortilla Pizza

our macro-friendly Mexican Tortilla Pizza recipe

Speaking of Mexican dishes, our Mexican Tortilla Pizza is insane! Who says you can’t enjoy pizza and still hit your macros? We love making these on Friday or Saturday nights instead of ordering pizza in.

Egg Roll In a Bowl

Macro friendly egg roll in a bowl skillet

One skillet and 4 ingredients are all you need to create this flavor-packed Egg Roll In a Bowl that’s made with lean ground beef. I love making a batch of this and using it for meal-prepped lunches.

Cheeseburger Pasta Casserole

high protein cheeseburger pasta casserole

If you need a hearty dish that will serve a crowd, look no further than our Cheeseburger Pasta Casserole. This meaty, cheesy, pasta-based dish is so indulgent that you’ll forget it’s a macro-friendly meal.

Loaded Burger Bowl With Special Sauce

macro friendly cheeseburger bowl with special sauce

I may have saved the best for last! While I love every single one of these Macro-Friendly Ground Beef recipes, our Loaded Burger Bowl With Special Sauce is one of our OG recipes and a community favorite for years. This bowl is bursting with flavor and is so satisfying - it’s a must-try!

There’s More Where That Came From!

When it comes to macro-friendly recipes, these 10 ground beef options are just the tip of the iceberg. We have hundreds of high-protein recipes for you to enjoy on our blog and inside our exclusive recipe membership in the FHM+ App. With 3 brand new, exclusive recipes each week, you’ll be enjoying macro-friendly meals and never getting bored. 

Use the link below to learn more about the FHM+ App and how we can help you reach your health and fitness goals!


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