Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a homemade hamburger helper using ground chicken (can be substituted with ground beef or ground turkey).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground chicken, remove from heat and keep warm.
  2. Bring 3 cups water to a boil.
  3. Add remaining ingredients (except topping & tomatoes) to boiling water.
  4. Cook 10 minutes or until tender.
  5. Reduce heat and stir in 1 can of diced tomatoes and ground chicken.
  6. Simmer 10 minutes or until heated thru.
  7. Sprinkle with topping and stir.
Most Helpful

In the words of Rachel Ray...YUMMO! I followed the directions as written with a few minor changes/substitutions. The store didn't have ground chicken so I used ground turkey. I used Hot Mexican chili powder and celery flakes instead of celery seed. To make it more diabetic friendly, I used Dreamfield's rotini pasta and I also added approximately half a cup of sour cream. I also used petite diced tomatoes because I don't like big chunks of tomatoes in my food. This dish is very easy to make and very, very flavorful. Bonus...the leftovers taste just as good if not better than when you make it. I will be making this recipe often in the future. Made for PAC Spring 2013.

Crafty Lady 13 March 23, 2013

Dammed good flavor but needed a little more spice I thought. All in all Very easy and great flavor.

Brett A. July 27, 2015

This was really good! I am not a huge fan of ground chicken so I used shredded chicken to make this. I also used whole-grain penne pasta; this is very flavorful and really tasty the next day too. Made for Spring PAC 2014.

AZPARZYCH May 13, 2014

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