One Pot Cheeseburger Macaroni! This delicious cheesy dish is just as quick as the boxed kind but tastes so much better!
4.34 from 21 votes
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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!
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  • 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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  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.)

Keyword cheeseburger macaroni