Copy Cat Cheeseburger Helper (Homemade)

1
Amanda S

By
@asteinour

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

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

Ingredients

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

  • 1Brown ground beef (and turkey if using). Drain grease.
  • 2Add hot water, milk, pasta and sauce ingredients.
  • 3Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer 12 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  • 4In 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.
  • 5Let 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