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Cheeseburger Macaroni

Amanda Cooks & Styles
This is an absolutely delicious Hamburger Helper Cheeseburger "copycat" recipe. My take on the classic is even better and super easy to make! A kid friendly meal that is sure to satisfy the whole family!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 1 1/2 cups macaroni
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/3 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tsp worcestershire
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley or 1 tsp dried


  • In a dutch oven or large saucepan, brown ground beef and onions. Add garlic and cook an additional minute until fragrant.
  • Stir in salt, pepper, worcestershire, mustard, chili powder, ketchup.
  • Add uncooked macaroni, water, cream cheese and sour cream. Bring to a low simmer. Cover and cook for about 15 minutes until macaroni is cooked, stirring halfway through.
  • Remove pasta from heat and stir in cheddar cheese. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve immediately.
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