California Skillet

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A kind of homemade hamburger helper made with beef, tomato soup and macaroni. You don't even need to cook the macaroni first!


★★★★☆ 1 vote

15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 2 c
  • 1 14-oz can(s)
    tomato soup
  • 12 oz
    corn, undrained
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 c
    elbow macaroni, dry
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make California Skillet


  1. Heat oil in large skillet and brown the meat and onion. Drain fat. Add all remaining ingredients, except cheese.
  2. Cover and simmer 20-30 minutes, or until macaroni is tender. Uncover, and sprinkle with cheese. Cover and cook until the cheese melts.

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About California Skillet

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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