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One Pot Homemade Hamburger Helper

One Pot Homemade Hamburger Helper is just like the classic favorite Cheeseburger Macaroni that we all know and love!  This homemade version is made in one pot, rich and cheesy and tastes so much better than the boxed version!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Nichole

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Ground Beef
  • 1 Tablespoon Ketchup
  • 1 Teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon Hot Sauce Optional
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Seasoned Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 1/2 Cups Macaroni
  • 3 1/2 Cups Broth or Water
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Instructions

  • Cook the ground beef in a large skillet over medium high heat until no longer pink. Drain grease and return meat to the pan.
  • Reduce heat to low and add the ketchup, mustard, hot sauce, seasonings, macaroni and broth to the pan and stir well to combine.
  • Cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes until macaroni is cooked through.
  • Remove pan from heat and stir in the sour cream.
  • Return the pan to the warm burner and stir in the shredded cheese until well combined.

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Notes

NOTE:  This recipe is best when made with freshly shredded cheese.