Hearty Hamburger Noodle

This warm and hearty meal is great for long autumn nights. Keystone's Ground Beef pleases the whole family. The cooking time and prep time is minimal, freeing your evening to other important tasks...like spending time with your family! Our all natural ground beef is made with only two ingredients and no preservatives!

Hearty Hamburger Noodle
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef, undrained
  • 3 cans (27 oz) Keystone Beef Broth or 1/2 (8 oz) jar Keystone Beef Soup Base
  • 16 oz bag egg noodles
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  1. Bring ground beef with juices and broth to a boil in a large pan.
  2. Add 2 Tbsp of flour to a bag of noodles and shake through.
  3. Add noodles (with flour) to beef and broth.
  4. Reduce heat, stir and simmer until noodles are tender.

Easy Tinfoil Stuffed Peppers

Our Tinfoil Stuffed Peppers recipe is ready in under 20 minutes! Why? Because when you use fully cooked Keystone Ground Beef, you cut prep time in half. Easy, quick, and most importantly ... delicious!

Easy Tinfoil Stuffed Peppers
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 2/3 cups spaghetti sauce, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 3 bell peppers (red, green or yellow), halved and cored
  1. Mix together the Keystone Ground Beef, rice, zucchini, Italian seasoning, 1 cup of spaghetti sauce and 1 cup of mozzarella. (If making this recipe while camping, this step can be done ahead of time and stored until needed.)
  2. Prepare 6 sheets of foil for each pepper half by spraying with cooking spray. Place pepper into the foil packet, then fill with beef filling. Top with remaining sauce and cheese.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of water to each packet (it will be between the foil and the pepper), and wrap the foil around the peppers, tenting them to they have room to steam.
  4. Place on or near the fire/hot coals, then cook for 20-25 minutes until heated through and peppers are tender.

Easy Skillet Chili Mac

A kid-friendly recipe that's perfect for camping because you not only prepare the Chili Mac recipe in one skillet, you also cook it over an open campfire in the same skillet! Easy to pack, easy to make and easy to clean up!

Easy Keystone Meats Chili Mac Recipe
  • 1 can (28 oz.) Keystone Ground Beef, drained
  • 2 cans (14 oz.) chili sauce without meat
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Place the elbow macaroni in a large cast iron skillet over a campfire (or stove top).
  2. Add water to the skillet until the noodles are covered.
  3. Cook until the noodles are cooked through, adding more water if necessary. Stir occasionally so the noodles don’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
  4. Once the noodles are cooked through, pour out any excess water if not evaporated, and mix in the cans of chili sauce and the Keystone Ground Beef.
  5. Sprinkle the cheese on top, and stir until combined. Enjoy!

Beef Taco Salad

Shake up your Taco Tuesday with a beef taco salad. It’s made with our fully cooked ground beef, so there’s no cooking required! Warm, tasty and quick to satisfy everyone!

  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef, drained
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, washed and chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped in large pieces
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 (8oz) package shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Heat Keystone Ground Beef in a skillet. Toss all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Top with tortilla chips and your favorite Mexican toppings (sour cream, guacamole, hot sauce and salsa). Prep time is under 20 minutes!

Sloppy Jose

Perfect for a picnic at the beach or just a summer supper in the backyard.  It's a sloppy joe with a Mexican kick - you decide how much spice your family can handle! Viva la Sloppy Jose!

sloppy jose
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 large Onion, diced
  • 2 cups Taco sauce
  • 1 can (8oz) Jalapeño, drained and diced
  • 2 cups Cheddar, shredded
  • 8 Hamburger buns
  1. Saute diced onion in large skillet
  2. Drain and add beef until heated
  3. Stir in taco sauce and jalapenos; reduce heat to low
  4. Simmer for for 6-8 minutes, stirring regularly
  5. Add shredded cheese and serve on hamburger bun or over tortilla chips

Shepherd’s Pie

We've taken the traditional Shepherd’s Pie recipe and made it so easy to prepare! There's no need to shop for special ingredients because this recipe uses items you already have in your pantry. You'll have this meal on the table in less than 35 minutes when you use precooked Keystone Ground Beef.

shepherds pie recipe
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 can (10 oz) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 1/3 cups, instant mashed potato flakes
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 Tbsp. ketchup
  • Black pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Sauté the onion in a large skillet over medium-high heat until golden brown. Add the Keystone Ground Beef until heated through.
  3. Stir condensed cream of mushroom soup, ketchup, peas and carrots, and black pepper to the skillet. Stir until combined, and pour into in 9-inch pie plate.
  4. Prepare mashed potatoes according to the package.
  5. Spoon mashed potatoes over beef mixture, and bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned.

Traditional Mexican Tostada

This is one of our favorite Mexican recipes, it's not only full of flavor but because you use fully cooked Keystone Ground Beef you don't have all that greasy stove clean up. Spice it up any way you like - your family will be yelling Ay, Caramba at the dinner table in no time.

Keystone Meats tostada
  • 1 can (14 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 8 corn tortillas, fresh
  • 2 cups of oil (for frying) the tortillas
  • 1 can (15 oz) refried beans
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large tomato
  • 2 cups of lettuce, chopped
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 cups of shredded cheese or cotija
  • 1 1/2 cups of salsa
  • Mexican crema (optional)
  1. Cook refried beans per the instructions.
  2. Warm the Keystone Ground Beef, add the tomato, onion. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan, and fry 1-2 tortillas at a time until firm. Pat dry and set aside.
  4. Spread the beans on the fried tortillas, add the beef, lettuce and tomatoes, and top with sliced avocado, cheese, Mexican crema, and salsa.

Italian Meat Lasagna

Close your eyes and think of your favorite Italian restaurant - the aroma, the clanking of dishes and the taste of authentic lasagna - now open your eyes to one of the easiest meat lasagna recipes you'll find around town. By using recipe ready Keystone Ground Beef, you'll cut your prep time without sacrificing flavor. Mama Mia, now that's an easy recipe!

Italian Meat Lasagna Keystone
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jar (28 oz) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 pkg no boil lasagna noodles
  • 1 container (15 oz) ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh parsley or 1 Tbsp dried
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 cup mozzarella cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Sautee garlic and onion in olive oil until soft. Add Keystone Ground Beef, mostly drained, and most of tomato sauce, reserving about 1/4 cup for later. Heat through.
  3. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine ricotta cheese, egg, salt, and parsley.
  4. In a 9x13 greased baking dish, cover bottom of dish with an even layer of reserved tomato sauce. Then layer half of the noodles, spread with half the ricotta mixture, half of the tomato sauce mixture, and half of the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers.
  5. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 30 minutes or until heated thoroughly.

Beefy Rice, Corn and Cheesy Cornbread

This flavorful cornbread is a nice complement to any Mexican-style dinner. Add a half cup of diced jalapeños and kick it up a notch! A special thank you to Maryjo R. one of our “Beef Up Family Time Recipe Contest” finalists!

  • 2 cans (14 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 pkg. Uncle Ben’s mixed rice, prepared
  • 2 cans mexican corn
  • 1 can Manwich
  • 1 pkg. (2 cups) mexican shredded cheese
  • 2 boxes Jiffy cornbread mix
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook the rice according to the package directions.
  3. Pour Keystone Ground Beef, Manwich and rice in a skillet to warm throughout.
  4. Place a layer of the meat mixture in the bottom of a 13x15 pan, followed by a layer of corn. Repeat once more.
  5. Top with shredded cheese.
  6. Prepare cornbread according to the package.
  7. Spread batter on top of cheese. Bake until cornbread is golden brown.

Korean Town Salad Bowl

This recipe is an easy way to get the authentic Korean flavors you love with quick kitchen prep time. A light meal with full flavor, it's the perfect back-to-school dinner. A special thank you to Vivian T., one of our "Beef Up Family Time Recipe Contest" finalists!

Korean Town Salad Bowl
  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 tsp. Keystone Beef Soup Base
  • 2 Tbsp. Sriracha hot sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 cups prepared ranch dressing
  • 1 tsp. powdered ginger
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 2 bags (10 oz) of garden salad blends
  • 2 green onions, sliced thin (optional)
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the ranch dressing and Sriracha. Chill until plating salads.
  2. Bring a large skillet to medium heat, add the Keystone Ground Beef and sauté.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together garlic powder, Keystone Beef Base, ginger, soy sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, sesame oil and red pepper flakes. Pour over the beef and bring mixture to a boil for 2 minutes.
  4. Divide the salad blend between 6 bowls, top each with an even amount of the beef mixture; drizzle with the Sriracha ranch dressing and garnish with green onions if using. Serve immediately.

Skillet Lasagna Florentine

This light, protein-packed recipe is brimming with all the classic lasagna flavors but is made with spinach as a stand in for noodles. Keystone Ground Beef, a few ingredients, one pan and you have a meal you can feel great about serving. Besides the delicious taste and convenience of Keystone Meats, this recipe is a great way to keep in line with a low carbohydrate diet. A special thank you to Shauna H., one of our "Beef Up Family Time Recipe Contest" finalists!

  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 3 cans (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, torn
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan Cheese
  1. Set a large skillet over medium heat, add olive oil and onions. Cook until onions are translucent.
  2. Add garlic and cook an additional minute.
  3. Add Keystone Ground Beef (drained), salt, pepper, Italian Seasoning and tomato sauce. Allow mixture to simmer for 12 to 15 minutes until the tomato sauce thickens.
  4. Add the spinach and stir it in gently allowing it to wilt. Place the cottage cheese in dollops over the top of the lasagna. Sprinkle on the mozzarella.
  5. Cover with a lid for a few minutes to allow the mozzarella to melt. Finish the dish with some torn parsley, Parmesan cheese and an extra dash of pepper if desired.

Classic Coney Dog Sauce

Is your family tired of boring hot dogs? Then it's time to top your dog with our easy-to-make Classic Coney Sauce. This hearty chili sauce makes a tasty topping for french fries, nachos, burgers or even use as a dip.

  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup prepared yellow mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cheddar cheese as topper
  1. Drain can of Keystone Ground Beef and add with onion in a large skillet over medium heat ... stirring to crumble beef, approximately 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the ketchup, sugar, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and both peppers. Cover and simmer on low setting for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over hot dogs or use as a topping on French fries. Top with cheese.

Beefy Lima Bean Casserole

A healthy recipe with full flavor you ask? You may have bean there but you haven't done this!  This Beefy Lima Bean Casserole recipe showcases the heartiness of the lima bean and our two ingredient recipe ready Keystone Ground Beef.

  • 1 can (14 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1/2 cup green onion thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes diced
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 bag (12 oz) frozen lima beans
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  1. Cook brown rice in vegetable broth for approximately 45 minutes until tender.
  2. Soak tomatoes in hot water for about 30 minutes until soft. Drain, reserving liquid.
  3. While rice cooks, heat ground beef, onion and garlic salt in vegetable oil.
  4. Prepare lima beans according to package directions.
  5. Stir together cooked rice, beef mix, tomatoes and lima beans. Season with curry powder. Add reserved tomato water as need.
  6. Heat thoroughly and serve.

Simple Sloppy Joes

We may call this Sloppy Joes recipe "Simple" but the flavor is anything but simple! Full flavor with a hint of sweetness will please kids and adults alike. Use in a wrap as an on-the-go sandwich or layer on a biscuit for a down home southern taste. Cutting down on carbs? Leave off the bun and make it an open-faced sandwich.

  • 1 28 oz can Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2-3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. vinegar
  • 1/4 cup red pepper, diced (optional)
  1. In large skillet, stir all ingredients together, simmer covered, 10 - 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. To thicken, simply cook uncovered until desired consistency.

Walking Tacos

Forget those crumbly taco shells, we've put together one of the easiest meals around! Kids of all ages will love this fun on-the-go meal that's perfect for picnics and after school snacks!

  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • ½ cup finely diced onion
  • ½ cup black olives, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • Dollop sour cream
  • 5-10 individual lunch-size bags of corn chips
  1. In a large saute pan, heat the Keystone ground beef until the meat is fully heated through. Stir in the taco seasoning and set aside.
  2. Assemble your “walking taco” by adding at least ¼ cup of your ground beef into each of the opened individual-sized corn chip bags.
  3. Continue to add the rest of your preferred taco toppings, mix with a fork. Now start walkin' while enjoying your taco!

Ground Beef Vegetable Soup

We've stepped up the basic vegetable soup recipe by adding in a can of Keystone Ground Beef. This hearty soup is not only easy to make, you'll agree it tastes souper.

  • 1 (28 oz) can of Keystone Ground Beef
  • 4 carrots, diced
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) whole tomatoes, crushed
  • 1 can (15 oz) peas, undrained
  • 1 can (15.25 oz) whole kernel corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) green beans, drained and rinsed
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/8 tsp. ground thyme
  • 1 bay leaf, or more to taste
  • 1/4 cup water, as needed
  1. Add Keystone Ground Beef into a stockpot over medium heat; cook and stir until beef is crumbly, approximately 5 minutes. Remember, Keystone Ground Beef is recipe ready and fully cooked, you are just warming the meat.
  2. Stir carrots, celery, and onion into the ground beef; cook and stir until vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes. Add potatoes, tomato sauce, crushed whole tomatoes, undrained peas, corn, and green beans to the pot; season with black pepper. Stir mixture until evenly mixed. Add thyme and bay leaf to the pot. Pour 1/4 cup water over the mixture if needed to moisten mixture, replenishing as needed while cooking.
  3. Bring soup to a simmer, place a cover on the pot, and cook, stirring regularly, until potatoes are tender, about 1 hour.

Easy Cheesy Mexican Beef Casserole

Enjoy your favorite Mexican restaurant entree without ever leaving your home!  This easy recipe uses ingredients you already have in your pantry. Try substituting ground beef with a can of Keystone Chicken.

  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas, divided
  • 1 can chopped green chilies
  • 4 cups shredded mild cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 cups shredded lettuce (optional)
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped (optional)
  • Sour cream (optional)
  1. Heat onions until the onions are simmering. Add Keystone Ground Beef, cook for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add soups and 1/2 soup can of water.
  3. Line bottom of 9 x 13-inch baking dish with 4 tortillas, torn into pieces.
  4. Layer with 1/2 meat mixture, 1/2 chilies and 1/2 cheese. Layer one more time.
  5. Bake in preheated 325° F oven 45 minutes or until hot and bubbling.
  6. Top with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes and sour cream, if desired.

Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

Bored with the typical Queso Dip? Then it's time you stepped it up with a creamy dip that has the perfect amount of bacon and beef. What makes our Cheeseburger Dip so good? The secret is the cream cheese!

  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 can (10 oz) diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 2/3 cup crumbled bacon
  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. In a skillet heat ground beef, breaking apart until heated all the way through.
  3. In a large bowl add cream cheese, sour cream, cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, ground beef and bacon. Mix until well combined.
  4. Pour into a baking dish. Bake for 20-25 minutes until bubbly and hot. Serve hot with corn chips for dipping.

Tater Tot Sloppy Joes Casserole

Hey, you love tater tots as a side dish, now it's time to add Keystone Ground Beef and make it the star attraction! An easy casserole recipe with potatoes and beef ... what could be better? That's right, nothing!

  • 1 can (28 oz) Keystone Ground Beef
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 poblano pepper, diced
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 12 oz frozen corn
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 pounds frozen tater tots
  1. Preheat oven to 425º F.
  2. Mix together the ground beef, bell pepper, poblano pepper, onion, corn, garlic, salt and pepper, and diced tomatoes in the same pan you cooked the beef in.
  3. Pour the mixture into a 9x13 baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle ½ cup cheddar cheese on top. Top with tater tots. Sprinkle 1 cup cheddar and mozzarella cheese on top.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the tater tots are cooked.