The fat in ground chuck can make it richer and more flavorful than ground beef. Ground chuck is great in a hearty Bolognese sauce, perfect for Italian meatballs, lasagna, meatloaf, chili, tacos, juicy burgers and more.
Want a few easy, fun and delicious ground chuck recipes to get those juices flowing? Here’s a fun one. Ever try making a salad that tastes like a Big Mac? All you need is shredded iceberg lettuce, diced tomatoes, chopped onion and chopped dill pickles. Toss that and just top with some browned ground chuck and thousand island salad dressing!
Ground chuck nachos are tasty and can be made with a very simple layering of tortilla chips, topped with browned ground chuck (You can make your ground chuck with a packet of taco seasoning if you prefer a little more taste.) and drizzled with cheese. You can certainly serve them this way or make ground chuck nachos supreme by just adding shredded lettuce, diced tomato and a few dollops of sour cream!
Here’s a simple spin on an old favorite – crock pot ground chuck sloppy joes! All you need is a pound and a half of ground chuck, a half onion chopped, a chopped green pepper and a minced clove of garlic. Add two tablespoons of brown sugar, a half cup of ketchup and a dash or two of Worcestershire sauce. You can also add a little bit of spicy mustard for an extra kick if you like!