Homemade Cheesy Italian Hamburger Helper

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Kim Kelemen

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@jkel75

This is so much better than the stuff out of the box. You can taste all of the flavors and can modify it to your own liking. There will be minimal preservatives as well.

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Hamburger Helper is a favorite weeknight meal and now you can make your own at home. We loved the choice of seasonings in this recipe. They add a lot of flavor to the dish. What makes this really special, though, is the melted cheddar cheese. Once that's incorporated it's fabulous and very creamy. The perfect recipe when you need to quickly get dinner on the table. Everyone will be asking for seconds. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 small
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 1/2 c
    beef broth
  • 2 c
    rotini pasta
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce, 8 oz
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make Homemade Cheesy Italian Hamburger Helper

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a larger skillet over medium heat. Brown the ground beef, paprika, parsley, onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  2. Drain grease when browned.
  3. Add beef broth.
  4. Add milk.
  5. Add tomato sauce.
  6. Add noodles.
  7. Stir and bring to a boil.
  8. Cover and simmer 10-12 minutes. Stir frequently so it doesn't stick.
  9. Stir in cheese until melted. Serve.

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About Homemade Cheesy Italian Hamburger Helper

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Collection: Comfort Classics
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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