Homemade Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet

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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups cavatappi pasta (or macaroni noodles)
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium57% DV1380mg
    Fat58% DV38g
    Protein80% DV41g
    Carbs4% DV12g
    Fiber4% DV<1g
    Calories560Calories from Fat340
    Total Fat38g58%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat340
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber<1g4%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Mea 16 days ago
    Very bland. Would not make again.
    Leann Pyatt 24 days ago
    My kids have never had hamburger helper so they didn't like the looks of it, but liked the flavor.
    The warrior 3 months ago
    Came out a bit sweet, but that's nothing garlic salt can't fix. I'd make this again.
    Les Green 3 months ago
    Pretty good. Kids seemed to enjoy it.
    Jessica 3 months ago
    Really good, so good in fact I have made it twice in the last month. As written it will require more water and milk than stated to cook the pasta and keep it from getting too dry. The second time around I precooked the pasta and added some bacon. I cut the bacon up into small pieces and fried it in a pan. Once crispy I removed the bacon from the pan and cooked the ground beef in the drippings and then mixed in the milk, water, and cheese. I thought it was better doing it this way but that is just my taste.
    Tojuana 3 months ago
    Delicious! I made no modifications and it definitely is a keeper
    Kevin 3 months ago
    Loved it and it was so easy to make!
    Salutations! 4 months ago
    Easy to make and so good!
    Chantel Paczkowski 4 months ago
    Amazing!!! Instead of putting cheese on entire meal I added it to each plate. It was delicious!!! My kids love it too!
    Brittany Schanne 4 months ago
    It turned out the way it was supposed to however even with all the spice it was SUPER bland. No flavor at all! Very disappointed
    Something New 4 months ago
    My whole family loved this recipe. I got my kids to eat seconds. I use flour instead of corn starch and I made a double batch. I divided it and used oat milk and regular milk in the other and they both turned out great!!! New favorite...
    Sophia Mullen 4 months ago
    Make vegetarian with sauteed baby bella mushrooms instead of beef. I also used Chickpea noodles for lots of fiber and protein.
    Amy Albrecht 4 months ago
    Great, family loved it
    Cricky 4 months ago
    Amazing kids and husband loved it
    Cortney Gibson 5 months ago
    Did not like this at all!! had like a grainy sandy weird texture to it 🤮 Will not make it again...
    Lauren Nevils 6 months ago
    It was good. A little too salty for my family but it was still good
    Crystal Groth 6 months ago
    Really good! I like this better than the box stuff 🤗
    Mary Gill 6 months ago
    Love this recipe I will definitely be making again
    AwesomeFoodLover 6 months ago
    this was very good i would make it again i added a little more onion powder and a little more milk thank you for sharing Loretta Miles
    This is delicious. Reminds me of my childhood!
    Aki A. 7 months ago
    Easy to make, and came out delicious!
    Salita Johnson 7 months ago
    Very quick and easy to make. Just a little bland so I added a little more of some other seasonings I had. But in all delicious
    veronica hinojosa 7 months ago
    it was good to follow for instructions but i always add more flavor and my own tweaks to it.. but all in all mmmmm 🤗🤗🤗
    Bella Austin 7 months ago
    Kinda bland. I had to keep adding seasoning to make it taste of anything. Also the two cups of water made no sense. Would not recommend and can see no way of making this dish much better sadly.
    Brandon Copeland 7 months ago
    It turned out great. I am thinking that next time I will sub in half deli American cheese or Velveeta cheese to make it creamy and keep the cheddar from getting gritty.
    Helen 8 months ago
    My whole family enjoyed this. I did add 1/2 can of drained diced tomatoes and some diced bacon on top. I would enjoy it without these changes also.
    Michael Woods 8 months ago
    Turned out better than Mr. box hamburger helper
    Ray Gardzinski 8 months ago
    Absolutely delicious. Tastes better then the real hamburger helper and I add a can of Campbell Tomato soup to change up the flavor
    Beth 8 months ago
    family loved it. will make again.
    Tori 8 months ago
    I made this a couple of weeks ago, it was delicious and my family loved it. It’s been requested twice since.