Ground beef is the wonder food of the world! Not only is it inexpensive, it's also one of the most versatile foods you can cook with. Ground beef works for appetizers, desserts and everything in between. It is the go-to food to fit every taste. What makes it even better is that people of all ethnic backgrounds have found amazing ways to prepare it. Because of that, the variety of flavor combinations possible are limited only by imagination.


1. Papas Rellenas

Papas rellenas is a Peruvian appetizer that really knows how to make an entrance. This tasty dish starts from mashed potatoes shaped into palm-sized balls. These balls are then filled with seasoned ground beef and fried in oil for the perfect crispness. The ground beef is usually flavored with onion and cumin. However, locale variations include black pepper, tomato paste, and even hard-boiled egg. Papas rellenas is a ground beef-filled frenzy of flavor packaged inside a fried potato. Now that's an appetizer with decadence!

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