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10 Ways to Turn a Pound of Ground Pork Into Dinner

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If you’re looking for a dinner protein that’s both versatile and affordable, look no further than humble ground pork. This flavorful protein can be turned into so many different meals – from delicious stir fry to fresh and bright lettuce wraps, these ground pork recipes are sure to hit whatever you might be craving.

1. Ground Pork Stir Fry

Bowl of ground pork stir fry over rice with peanut sauce drizzle
Photo Credit: Loren Runion for My Everyday Table.

This EASY ground pork stir fry is topped with a savory peanut sauce AND it’s on the dinner table in just 20 minutes. Not only is it delicious, but this healthy pork stir fry has a secret veggie that’s hard to detect AND it’s a one-bowl meal that’s loaded with protein, flavor, veggies, and grains. Serve it family style and it’s a great meal for the whole family. 

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2. Thai-Inspired Lettuce Wraps

larb recipe with lettuce wraps
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

There are a few things that you need to know about this thai lettuce wraps recipe with ground pork (aka larb recipe): FAST + FLAVORFUL. The ground pork lettuce wraps feature loads of fresh flavor (lemongrass, garlic, shallot, herbs) along with the bright crunch of fresh veggies and herbs. These thai pork lettuce wraps taste so good that you’ll never believe that they could come together in 15 minutes…but they do!

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3. Egg Roll in a Bowl

Picture of egg roll in a bowl with coleslaw mix
Photo Credit: My Everyday Table.

Love egg rolls? This easy recipe for egg roll in a bowl comes together with just a few ingredients from Trader Joe’s and 10 minutes. Serve over rice or with your favorite Asian appetizers.

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4. Udon Noodles with Ground Pork

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This easy udon noodle and pork stir fry comes together in less than 20 minutes, tastes like take-out, and is packed with fresh produce! You’re going to love it.

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5. Italian Sausage

Photo Credit: Corrie Cooks.

Italian sausage links are a delicious and versatile type of sausage that can be used in a variety of dishes. They are typically made with pork, although some recipes may also include beef or a combination of the two. The sausage is seasoned with a blend of herbs and spices, including fennel, garlic, and paprika, which gives it a distinctive flavor. Then try them in Peppers and Italian Sausage.

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6. Pork and Noodles

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These pork and noodles is quick enough for a weeknight and will satisfy your cravings for Asian take-out. Economical ground meat, noodles, simple seasonings and DINNER IS READY!

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7. Swedish Meatballs

Photo Credit: Grain Free Table.

Ikea may have made these popular, but these gluten-free Swedish meatballs are even better than what they serve at IKEA!

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8. Wonton Noodle Soup

Photo Credit: Wonton Noodle Soup.

A recipe for an easy Chinese wonton soup with wonton dumplings filled with shrimp and ground pork and served in a simple to make seafood-based broth. Includes a step-by-step guide on how to fold wonton dumplings.

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9. Country Breakfast Sausage

Photo Credit: Grain Free Table.

This breakfast sausage is made with ground pork and a handful of spices, making it super flavorful and super easy to make. Serve it up with some eggs and breakfast potatoes for a satisfying and delicious meal that’s good anytime of day!

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10. Long Beans and Minced Pork

Photo Credit: Pups with Chopsticks.

A simple and easy-to-make Chinese stir-fried long beans with minced pork and Chinese olive vegetables. Flavorful, quick, and goes great mixed with rice for a quick meal.

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