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Easy Cheeseburger Pasta Recipe (One Pot)

  • Author: Kindly Unspoken
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Skillet
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Love hamburger helper? Grab my Easy Cheeseburger Pasta Recipe which is even better! My easy, homemade one-pot cheeseburger pasta recipe is meaty, cheesy, and delicious and made in under 30 minutes time. 


Ingredients

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  • 1 lb. lean ground beef (80/20 or better)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 4 cups low sodium beef broth
  • 1 14 oz. can of diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 8 oz. no salt added tomato sauce
  • 4 Tablespoons ketchup
  • 16 ounces macaroni noodles
  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard (I used Dijon mustard)
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • In a large oven-safe pot, cook the ground beef on medium heat until no longer pink. Remove from heat and drain off any excess fat in a colander.
  • Next, return to heat and season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Stir until combined.
  • Add in the beef broth, canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, and ketchup. Turn the heat up to high and bring the pot to a boil.
  • Once boiling, add in the macaroni noodles and cook for 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally until the liquid has absorbed down some and the noodles are al dente.
  • Next, lower the heat to medium-low and add in the mustard, milk, and 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese. Stir until combined and place lid on the pot. Let sit for 5 minutes until the sauce has thickened and the cheese has completely melted.
  • Remove lid and remove from heat. If desired, add an additional 1/2 cup of cheese on top and broil in the oven for 3 minutes until melted to a light golden brown.
  • Top with chopped green onion or any additional toppings and enjoy!
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Notes

  • Recipe can easily be doubled if desired.
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator and re-heat by placing individual servings in the microwave or reheat entire pot on the stove and add a little bit of milk to make it creamy again.

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