Homemade One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni (Stove Top)


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One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni! So easy and delicious, you'll never buy boxed again!

Ok, if there is one thing you need to know about me, it’s that I could literally eat macaroni and cheese 3 times/day…  7 days a week.  Oh, every single day.. forever.

And..  I LOVE the boxed kind and I love Hamburger Helper.  All the macaroni, homemade, baked, boiled, slow cooked, boxed, frozen.. every single one of them I love.

Well, this is in my top two.  Yes, I just said that!  It’s in my TOP 2 (along with my Ultra Creamy Slow Cooker Mac & Cheese)!!  That means wow, it’s super awesome!  To me, it’s a super close match to the boxed Hamburger Helper but you know each and every ingredient in this recipe!

The best part, it’s 20 minutes start to finish!  

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One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni! This delicious cheesy dish is just as quick as the boxed kind but tastes so much better!
4.37 from 11 votes
Review Recipe

CHEESEBURGER MACARONI (STOVE TOP). YOU’LL NEVER BUY THE BOXED KIND AGAIN!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 6
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
You will never buy the boxed kind again after trying this start to finish 20 minute recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 cup chicken broth or water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked macaroni noodles
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon each garlic powder, sugar and paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese

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Instructions

  1. In a small bowl combine cornstarch, garlic powder, sugar, pepper and paprika. Set aside.
  2. Brown ground beef & onion in a pan until no pink remains. Drain any fat.
  3. Add milk, broth and macaroni to beef. Stir in cornstarch and spices. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 9-12 minutes or until noodles are cooked.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted. Serve hot.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 424, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Cholesterol: 85mg, Sodium: 405mg, Potassium: 485mg, Carbohydrates: 27g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 6g, Protein: 27g, Vitamin A: 8.7%, Vitamin C: 5%, Calcium: 32.5%, Iron: 12.4%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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