Cheeseburger Macaroni Skillet (aka Hamburger Helper)

CHEESY HAMBURGER SKILLET Ground beef, spices, tomato sauce, pasta a cheese in one skillet #hamburgerhelper #dinner #beef

A homemade, healthier version of the famous boxed dinner. Seasoned ground beef and onions simmer alongside pasta in tomato sauce and beef broth and is then topped with cheese for a one skillet 30 minute dinner.




  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Brown the ground beef, onion and green pepper (if using), breaking up the beef as it cooks.  When done, drain if necessary and add the paprika, parsley, garlic powder, cayenne, salt and pepper.  Stir.
  2. Stir in the milk, broth, diced tomatoes, Dijon mustard and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil, add the pasta and stir.  Reduce heat to a simmer and cover.   Cook for 10-12 minutes or until pasta is tender.  Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
  3. Stir in shredded cheese and parmesan cheese until melted.