Homemade Hamburger Helper

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by MyHappyEatings

Cheeseburger Macaroni Hamburger Helper without all the preservatives.

Top Review by delta.j

I so wanted to love this. My family likes hamburger, we eat cheese, we eat pasta, and we enjoy meals with tomato sauce. Combine it all and it sounded delicious. My 4 year old, who eats almost everything I cook and is not the least bit picky, didn't like it at all. I thought the cream cheese made it way too heavy and gave it an odd consistency, and the tomato sauce gives it too much of a tang. Hubby ate it, but it wasn't his fave. Also, with the 1 lb. of macaroni in the recipe, it made a HUGE amount, way more than the servings suggested. Won't be making this again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, cook meat over medium-high heat in a large skillet until browned. Drain and return to pan.
  3. Add all dry seasonings and flour, stir till combined.
  4. Add milk, tomato sauce and corn, bring to a boil stirring frequently.
  5. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook 2 minutes.
  6. Add macaroni pasta and cheeses, toss to coat.

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