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BEST HOMEMADE CHEESEBURGER MACARONI (HAMBURGER HELPER COPYCAT)

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BEST HOMEMADE CHEESEBURGER MACARONI (HAMBURGER HELPER COPYCAT)

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PREP TIME: 5 mins | COOK TIME: 15 mins | TOTAL TIME: 20 mins | SERVINGS: 6

This homemade Cheeseburger Macaroni is far the best macaroni I have ever tasted, and it is way better than store-bought! Made with simple ingredients and ready in under twenty minutes, this here is a sure-fire! And a spot on on the best comfort food in history.

INGREDIENTS

1 lb ground beef

1 tsp avocado oil

1 small onion, finely chopped

3 tbsp tomato paste

1 1/2 tsp sweet paprika

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

2 tbsp all-purpose flour (Gluten Free: dissolve 1 tbsp cornstarch in the beef broth)

2 c. whole milk

1 3/4 c. natural non-MSG beef broth

2 c. dried whole-wheat elbow macaroni pasta

(Gluten-Free: Use GF Macaroni)

2 c. shredded Cheddar cheese

How to make Homemade Cheeseburger Macaroni

Step 1:In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add the ground beef and cook until brown.

Step 2: Add in the tomatoes for about 5 minutes until tender.

Step 3: Add in the tomato paste, seasonings, and flour. Stir to combine.

Step 4: Stir in the milk and broth.

Step 5: Then, the macaroni.

Step 6: Once boiling, adjust the heat to medium-low. Simmer for about 10 to 12 minutes or until the macaroni is cooked (takes about 9 minutes for al dente).

Step 7: Add in the cheddar and stir until melted.

Step 8: When done, remove from the heat and onto serving bowls. Garnish with fresh parsley and enjoy immediately.

NUTRITION FACTS:

Calories: 565kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 905mg | Potassium: 685mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 925IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 398mg | Iron: 3.4mg

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