Cook like a pro with these incredibly easy Ground Pork Recipes guaranteed to satisfy all your cravings from Tex-Mex cuisine to Asian-American fusion. These easy and comforting recipes are all ready in less than an hour from the stovetop to the dining table. Now you have another reason to stock up on ground pork in your freezer!
I always stock up on ground pork and other ground meat whenever I go on grocery trips. It’s affordable, versatile, and easy to work with. No need for complicated procedures and ingredients. Just with a little help from herbs and spices and a little sautéing, and you’ll have a fancy dish ready in less than an hour.
So, if you’re new to cooking and want to cook something easy but equally delicious, you’re off to a good start with these ground pork recipes. Guaranteed easy-to-make and fail-proof mouthwatering dishes that will surely impress your loved ones! 😉
Let’s get cooking!
Ground Pork Filling Recipes
Impress your guests with this potluck superstar loaded with wonderful layers of ground pork, cabbage, and rice. A complete meal in one dish topped with cheesy goodness for a beautiful finish. Enjoy this new crowd-favorite comfort food you can serve with or without occasion.
It’s hard to pass on this healthy and hearty comfort food like no other. A mix of deliciously cooked ground pork and cooked rice rolled in cabbage leaves and simmered in a tomato-based sauce seasoned with herbs and spices. Go crazy on the cayenne if you want them spicy. Yum!
Originally, I used ground beef in this recipe but you can totally swap it with pork. Crunchy bell peppers filled with minced pork flavored with Immaculate Bites’ Creole Seasoning and Thyme. Satisfyingly good with the addition of cooked rice, corn, and cheese on top. So mouthwatering!
Plantains for the win! My love for plantains led me to this easy ground pork recipe. Plantain boats filled with cheesy minced pork and bell peppers cooked in tomato sauce. Definitely, a new reason to enjoy plantains more! Satisfaction guaranteed!
The recipe calls for chicken but you can always substitute it with pork or beef and it will still taste amazing. A fully loaded appetizer or snack along with spinach, corn, beans, and bell peppers wrapped in egg rolls. Served with a luscious avocado sauce with ranch dressing and you’re in for a treat. Aah! Pure happiness in every bite!
Meatballs and Meatloaf Recipes
One of the easy ground pork recipes I enjoy eating. Tender and juicy meatballs baked to perfection and simmered in herb-infused tomato sauce. Made even more delectable with the addition of curry. Yes! What a twist! An interesting flavor addition you simply don’t wanna miss! 😉
You can use ground pork instead of ground beef in this meatloaf recipe. A classic family-friendly dish gorgeously baked in a loaf pan. Moist, tender, and juicy – everything you want in a perfect meatloaf. Don’t forget to drizzle the top with sweet and tangy meatloaf glaze to complete this festive dish.
Safe to say these bad boys in rich creamy gravy are at par with IKEA meatballs. They’re absolutely fantastic! Serve them with egg noodles or roast garlic mashed potatoes to satisfy all your cravings. Just replace panko with an almond meal and you’ll have guilt-free low-carb balls of happiness.
If you love eggs, then you’re definitely gonna love this tender, moist and crunchy meatball stuffed with hard-boiled egg surprise. You can take a shortcut by frying these babies to get that wonderful crusty exterior. A filling appetizer, breakfast, or brunch perfect for the whole family.
Noodles and Pasta Recipes
10. Easy Lasagna
Feel free to swap ground beef with ground pork in this recipe. Immaculately balanced layers of meaty sauce, cheese sauce, and lasagna noodles baked until golden brown and bubbly. Extremely creamy and cheesy with trio cheese combo. Say what??? Indisputably one of the best ground pork pasta recipes you’ll ever have. Mmm-mmm!
Craving for chili and mac and cheese? Say no more! Two of our favorite comfort foods combined in one dish. Just replace ground beef with minced pork (or a combination of both) and you’re all set to a meaty, cheesy, and spicy scrumptious dinner all in one pot! Aah! What could be better than this? 😉
12. American Goulash
Get homey and cozy with every spoonful of this simple yet flavorful one-pot meal. Featuring ground beef or ground pork and elbow macaroni simmered in a rich herb-infused tomato-based sauce. And oh! Don’t forget the cheese coz’ everything tastes better with cheese. Truly a comforting meal you can eat any day.
13. Easy Baked Ziti
Ground pork is the way to go if you don’t have Italian sausage available. Ground beef or chicken works, too! Creamy, cheesy, and full of lovely flavors from Thyme and Italian Seasoning. What a decadent meal to add to your ground pork pasta recipes!
What a unique name for a dish, huh? It’s one of the best Asian ground pork recipes made with bean thread noodles (a.k.a. glass noodles), ground pork, carrots, and bok choy. Bursting with interesting flavors from Shaoxing rice wine and chili bean paste. A simple comforting dish ready in 30 minutes! Oh yes!
Soup and Stew Recipes
15. Albondigas Soup
Treat yourself to this hearty Mexican meatball tomato-based soup loaded with meatballs, zucchini, carrots, and potatoes. These meatballs are to die for! Made with ground pork or beef, cooked rice, and seasoned with cumin, oregano, and Paprika to tickle your Mexican taste buds. Oooh!
16. Lasagna Soup
Lasagna in soup form? Sign me up! Delightfully rich and thick meaty lasagna soup featuring broken lasagna noodles and ground pork instead of ground beef. Slow-cooked to perfection and generously seasoned with Thyme, bay leaves, and Italian Seasoning. What’s not to love? 😉
17. Chili Recipe
A protein-packed meal featuring pinto beans, kidney beans, and ground beef which you can easily replace with ground pork without sacrificing the taste. Extremely savory with added herbs and spices. Go crazy on the cayenne pepper and chili powder if you want it really spicy. Aaah! Smokingly good!
Wondering what to make with ground pork? This one is for you! A versatile dish you can easily make with ground pork, beef, or chicken. A saucy stew filled with potatoes, bell peppers, and olives. Best eaten with warm rice and fried plantains or a filling for pastries and Mexican treats like tacos and burritos. Yum!
Breakfast in pizza form? Genius! Made with Immaculate Bites’ Homemade Pizza Dough, pork sausage, mushroom, eggs, and CHEESE! A complete meal served in a slice, or two, or three! No judgment here. What a delicious way to start your day! Definitely, one of the easiest breakfast ground pork sausage recipes you’ll ever make.
Nothing beats this ultimate Mexican favorite comfort food starring Flour Tortillas, Refried Beans, breakfast sausage, eggs, and creamy avocado. Made even enticing and filling with the addition of salsa, sour cream, and lots of cheese. I highly suggest adding hot sauce and pickled jalapenos for an extra kick of heat.
21. Sausage Rolls
I can’t get over these yummy sausage rolls made with store-bought puff pastry and pork sausage (you can also use ground beef). Bursting with flavors from Thyme, Paprika, parsley, and cayenne peppers. Slightly spicy but not too overpowering. Absolutely crave-worthy dish perfect as a snack, appetizer, or even breakfast. 😉
22. Chorizo and Eggs
Start your day with this delicious 15-minute dish made with only 6 ingredients. Awesome! And the best part is, it’s guilt-free, gluten-free, paleo, and low-carb! Double yaaaay! You can also enjoy it with Flour Tortillas or steamed rice. What a great addition to your list of ground pork sausage recipes. 😉
Lunch and Dinner Recipes
23. Shepherd’s Pie
Ain’t nothing better than this comfort food with layers of buttery and creamy mashed potatoes, and savory cooked meat and vegetables. Just replace ground beef with ground pork if you’re not a fan of beef. A filling and satisfying casserole meal on its own perfect for potlucks.
24. Cajun Rice
Savory rice cooked in beef broth and greatly seasoned with Creole Seasoning, Thyme, and bay leaf. Loaded with ground meat, can be beef or pork, chicken liver, bacon, and bell peppers. So simple yet it delivers that authentic Cajun flavors. Best paired with Southern Fried Chicken for that best Southern dinner combo.
Ever heard of this South African dish before? If not, then you should definitely try this. Basically, it is baked curried ground pork or beef with a savory egg custard topping. It has an explosion of complex flavors from cumin, turmeric, coriander, dried herbs, and lemon juice. Certainly, one for the books!
Compared to good cuts of meat, which costs more and need ample time to cook, ground meat is a more practical choice.
And depending on your mood, you can easily play around with which ground meat to use. Whether it’s ground pork, ground chicken (see my Easy Ground Chicken Recipes) or ground beef, they can all be delicious and scrumptious. It’s a matter of food preference, really.