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This Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet takes under 30 minutes to make and tastes way better than the store bought stuff! Plus, it's made with real ingredients! #pastaskillet #groundbeef
Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet (Hamburger Helper)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
This Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet is a healthier homemade version! It takes less than 30 minutes to make, tastes way better, and you control the sodium!
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet, one pot meal
Servings: 6
Calories: 788 kcal
Author: Malinda Linnebur
  • 1 pound (500g) lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt, pepper and cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 3/4 cup (415ml) low sodium beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cup (355ml) milk (use any type)
  • 1 (8oz)(227g) can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1-2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 cups (250g) dry elbow pasta
  • 2 cups (165g) shredded cheddar cheese
  1. In a large skillet brown ground beef with onion, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper until no longer pink. Drain any grease. 

  2. Stir in broth, milk, tomato sauce, Worcestershire, ketchup, mustard, and pasta. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta is tender (stir occasionally to prevent sticking). Remove from heat and stir in cheese. 

Recipe Notes
  1. Feel free to add any chopped veggie to this. Just make small enough to disguise it! 
  2. Nutrition Facts: Nutrition was calculated using low sodium beef broth and skim milk. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate.

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Nutrition Facts
Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet (Hamburger Helper)
Amount Per Serving (1.5 cup)
Calories 788 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 133mg44%
Sodium 826mg36%
Potassium 819mg23%
Carbohydrates 67g22%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 48g96%
Vitamin A 935IU19%
Vitamin C 2.3mg3%
Calcium 677mg68%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.