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Cheeseburger Macaroni

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5 from 3 votes

Cheeseburger Macaroni

Course Dinner
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 405kcal


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound (92/8) lean ground beef
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups low-fat 1% milk
  • 2 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni noodles
  • 1 cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium- high heat. Add ground beef, onion and garlic and cook for 5-6 minutes, breaking up the meat, until browned; drain excess grease.
  • Sprinkle cornstarch, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika and salt over the beef and mix to combine. Stir in milk, beef broth and tomato sauce and bring to a boil.
  • Add uncooked pasta and reduce heat to low heat and let simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed and pasta is tender.
  • Mix in cheddar cheese and yogurt until well combined and heat through for a few minutes before serving.


MFP: MFF Cheeseburger Macaroni
March 2021


Serving: 10.4ounces | Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 52.5g | Protein: 26.2g | Fat: 10g

3 thoughts on “Cheeseburger Macaroni

  1. 5 stars
    So good!!!

  2. 5 stars
    Such a fast and easy dish to make in a hurry for kids and so much better than the pre packaged hamburger helper! This is definitely saved as one of my favorite meals!

  3. 5 stars
    This was super easy and very delicious!!

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