Cheeseburger Macaroni and Cheese
Cheeseburger Macaroni is a cheesy one pot meal that turns your pasta into hamburger heaven in 30 minutes or less. It’s the meal your whole family will love.
Ground beef recipes are super delicious and this hamburger steak recipe has been a long time favorite in our house, and served along side creamy grape salad it doesn’t matter if it’s Fall , Winter, or Spring this combination is a winner.
Cheeseburger macaroni and cheese
Throw ground beef into a skillet and you know something amazing is going to happen, but adding all the elements of a juicy cheeseburger combined with pasta to make a skillet meal your whole family will love in less than 30 minutes, makes this cheeseburger macaroni magical. Even the smell of this cooking on the stovetop gives off the aroma of a cheeseburger, which will have your family showing up for dinner on time.
Classic macaroni and cheese was a staple growing up in my family. We had so many things going on between school and sports my mom would drive around all night dropping us off and picking us up, so when we got home naturally our first questions was “what’s for dinner?” This homemade cheeseburger macaroni is the perfect option for all of you running on fumes and on little time.
How do you make cheeseburger macaroni?
- In a large skillet cook ground beef and diced onions until beef is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
- Add in uncooked macaroni, milk, broth, ketchup, steak seasoning, ground mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, and 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese.
- Bring it a boil, uncovered and reduce heat. Let simmer 15 minutes until macaroni is tender. Stir in remaining cheese and garnish with diced green onions.
Homemade cheeseburger macaroni is a fast fix recipe that will allow you to spend more time with your family and less time in the kitchen. Crock pot mac and cheese is another great alternative if you are needing a meal hot and ready to eat when you come home from your busy day.
What goes good with cheeseburger macaroni?
There a lot of different sides you can make to go with this cheeseburger macaroni recipe. Salads are easy and this avocado tomato cucumber salad is a quick healthy option. If you are looking for a vegetable to serve, roasted brussels sprouts or parmesan garlic green beans make perfect side dishes too, but If your family loves desserts you may want to consider ( I highly recommend it) this decadent chocolate Texas sheet cake served with ice cream and hot fudge.
One pot meals are the answer to so many “hurry up” weeknight meals. When you can take simple ingredients and toss them all into one skillet to boil, cook, simmer, and serve in 30 minutes or less, then life in the fast lane seems a little bit more manageable and everyone wins.
If you are looking for more skillet recipes for dinner, I have got you covered!
- Beef stir fry
- Parmesan chicken meatballs
- Bacon wrapped chicken in jalapeno cream sauce
- Queso smothered chicken
- Cheese ravioli
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Cheeseburger Macaroni Skillet
- 1 lb ground beef
- 8 oz elbow macaroni uncooked
- ¾ cup whole milk
- 3 cups beef or vegetable broth
- 4 tbsp ketchup
- 2 tsp steak seasoning
- 2 tsp ground mustard
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- ½ tsp onion powder
- 2 cups grated cheddar cheese divided
- green onions diced for garnish (optional)
In a large skillet cook ground beef and diced onions until beef is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
Add in uncooked macaroni, milk, broth, ketchup, steak seasoning, ground mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, and 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese.
Bring it a boil, uncovered and reduce heat. Let simmer 15 minutes until macaroni is tender. Stir in remaining cheese and garnish with diced green onions.