My Dad's Italian Hamburger Helper

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

My Dad never bought the box mix inthe 1950's it was not out than, but he called this Hamburger Helper. Easy to fix.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1 Cook pasta as directed on box.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, brown ground beef with garlic powder and Italian seasoning.
  3. 3 Drain grease and add sauce.
  4. 4 Heat.
  5. 5 Drain pasta and add to sauce mixture.
  6. 6 Stir in cheese until it just melts.
  7. 7 Serve with garlic bread and salad.
  8. My Tip's: The only thing I added was a little bit of chopped onion when I brown the beef. I used a bit less pasta and a bit more beef (approx 25%). I used 1 cup cheddar cheese and 1/3 cup of cottage cheese to make it creamy at the end. It was twice as yummy the next day for lunch. This was a quick, easy recipe that I will be working into my OAMC routine. Today, I added garlic and chopped onion to the hamburg, like always. Next time, I will use half the pasta called for and will use my usual mix of basil and oregano in place of the italian seasonings.