I partnered with Snake River Farms for this post. All opinions are my own.
Homemade Hamburger Helper recipe is a cheesy and delicious one-pot dish that can be made in under 30 minutes! It’s made with ground beef, macaroni pasta, and plenty of cheese.
This homemade hamburger helper recipe is just as simple to make as the boxed version, but tastes SO much better! Using pantry staples, this recipe is kid-friendly, but adults will enjoy it as well.
For this cheeseburger macaroni recipe, I used American Wagyu ground beef from Snake River Farms. They have a wide variety of high-quality meats to choose from.
I recently had the chance to try out Snake River Farms and it did not disappoint. The delivery included an assortment of American Wagyu Ground Beef, Steakhouse Petite Tenders, American Wagyu New York End Cut Steak, American Wagyu Tenderloin Pieces, American Wagyu Filet Mignon, and American Wagyu Top Sirlion. The food was packaged in a fully insulated box with dry ice and the meats were frozen in an insulated bag.
What is Snake River Farms?
Snake River Farms is a family-owned company based out of Idaho and Washington. Their cattle graze and roam over 80,000 acres of land at the base of the Cascades. They are known as the pioneers of American Wagyu Beef with a complete line of roasts, briskets, and steaks.
They also have a monthly subscription service that allows you to choose from 3 different options depending on what cut of steaks you enjoy.
You can try them today and use code COWBOY10 to save 10% at checkout.
How to make Homemade Hamburger Helper
This recipe uses only a few simple ingredients and is packed with flavor. Below is everything you need to whip up the cheesiest one-pot cheesy pasta dish from scratch. Having a list of quick and delicious dinner ideas is must have.
1 pound Snake River Farms Wagyu ground beef
2 tbsp Tomato Paste
1 tbsp Spicy Mustard
2 tbsp Seasoning (garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper)
12 oz Macaroni Pasta
4 cups Water
1 cup Half & Half
2 cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese
In a large pan, add the ground beef and cook over medium-high heat.
Mix in the tomato paste, spicy mustard, and seasoning as beef is cooking.
Once the beef is cooked, add the macaroni noodles and water.
Mix well, cover the pan and let simmer until the pasta is cooked to al dente.
Remove the lid, add half & half, and shredded cheddar cheese.
Continue to simmer for 3-4 minutes and stir until the sauce is creamy and smooth.
- 1 pound Snake River Farms Wagyu ground beef
- 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
- 1 tbsp Spicy Mustard
- 2 tbsp Seasoning (garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper)
- 12 oz Macaroni Pasta
- 4 cups Water
- 1 cup Half & Half
- 2 cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese
- In a large pan, add the ground beef and cook over medium-high heat.
- Mix in the tomato pasta, spicy mustard and seasoning as beef is cooking.
- Once beef is cook, add the macaroni noodles and water.
- Mix well, cover the pan and let simmer until the pasta is cooked to al dente.
- Remove the lid, add half & half and shredded cheddar cheese.
- Continue to simmer for 3-4 minutes and stir until the sauce is creamy and smooth.
- Serve immediately.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 653Total Fat: 43gSaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 150mgSodium: 2135mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 44g
This recipe is so simple, but tastes amazing! It also can be enjoyed as leftovers for several days. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Hungry for more delicious recipes to serve with this cheeseburger pasta dish? Below are a few great side dishes that your family will enjoy:
Chopped salad – you can never go wrong with a side salad. Top it with bacon, broccoli, onions, and carrots for the perfect side dish.
Tomato Caprese Garlic Bread – No pasta dish is complete unless you serve it will garlic toast! This Caprese garlic bread is topped with butter, garlic, mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil leaves.