Homemade Hamburger Helper


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup dry macaroni noodles
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated


In a large skillet, brown ground beef over medium heat and drain grease.

Add all of the remaining ingredients to the skillet, except for the cheese, and stir to combine.

Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce to a simmer. Let cook 12 minutes.

Remove from heat, stir in the cheese, and cover. Let sit 2 minutes and then stir to combine. Serve and enjoy!

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