Copy Cat Cheeseburger Helper (Homemade)

1
Amanda S

By
@asteinour

My boys rate this as "better than cheeseburger helper." YUM!

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    92% lean ground beef or half ground beef and half ground turkey
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1-1/2 c
    elbow macaroni
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese soup
  • SAUCE PACKET

  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    sugar

How to Make Copy Cat Cheeseburger Helper (Homemade)

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown ground beef (and turkey if using). Drain grease.
  2. Add hot water, milk, pasta and sauce ingredients.
  3. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer 12 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  4. In last few minutes of cook time, add cheese, stir and re-cover. When pasta is tender and cheese is melted, remove from heat and uncover.
  5. Let stand about 5 minutes. Sauce will thicken as it stands. Top with additional cheese if you like.

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About Copy Cat Cheeseburger Helper (Homemade)

Course/Dish: Beef, Turkey
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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