Homemade Hamburger Helper

Homemade Hamburger Helper Seasoning


First make a bulk batch of seasoning with:


1/3 cup cornstarch

1/3 cup chili powder

1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons garlic powder

1tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons salt

1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons sugar

2 1/2 teaspoons paprika


-- Mix all seasoning ingredients in small bowl or pint mason jar and mix thoroughly. This makes 5 servings of seasoning--


Homemade Hamburger Helper


1 pound ground beef

1 cup hot water

2 cups milk

1 1/2 cups elbow or small shell macaroni

3 tablespoons + 1/2 teaspoon seasoning

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


1. Brown ground beef in large skillet

2. Add hot water, milk, and seasoning

3. Add macaroni

4. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer on low 10-12 minutes until pasta is tender.

5. Once pasta is cooked through, add cheddar cheese and stir well


Keep the ingredients for Homemade Hamburger Helper on hand and I guarantee it will save your day (or dinner) one day!