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cheeseburger macaroni Pasta Recipe


This super easy homemade cheeseburger macaroni is a perfect Hamburger Helper Copycat Recipe! This made from scratch cheesy pasta recipe is made from ingredients you likely have in your pantry/refrigerator right now! You will most definitely ditch the box when you see how easy this copycat cheeseburger macaroni recipe is!




  • 1 lb ground beef, turkey or chicken
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups macaroni
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar

cheeseburger macaroni


1 ) Go ahead and brown your ground beef in a fairly deep pan or pot (you’ll be adding a lot of liquid).

2 ) Drain the fat off the meat and put it back in the pan/pot. Add spices, cornstarch, water, pasta and milk and bring to a boil.

3 ) Bring your heat down to a simmer and let simmer until the pasta is finished.

4 ) Add your cheddar cheese and turn off the heat. Stir until the cheese is melted.

5 ) Let sit for a few minutes and serve!