Best Homemade Burger Helper Recipe+VIDEO
The Burger Assistant is full and hearty. Family perfect dishes gathered in 30 minutes!
This delicious bowl of food can not only be put together quickly and easily, but also with only one pan. You must like a simple cleanup! For more workday night favorites, try Kung Pao Chicken, Crock Pot Pasta, and Fried Chicken Chop.
Self-control is the way to go!
A delicious macaroni dish has such a warm feeling, right? ! It is so rich and delicious.
I remember growing up with a burger helper, yes, I am a fan, but now I am more serious about what enters my body. It always feels good when I can make something from scratch, and I know exactly what is in this dish.
PLUS-Children love this delicious food. It is even better than the boxed version, and it is very simple to make. Put it in a pan (a big advantage), less than 30 minutes!
How to make a burger assistant
Cooking and draining. Cook the ground beef in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until it is no longer pink. Drain the fat and return the meat to the pot.
Combine. Reduce the heat, add tomato sauce, seasonings, macaroni and broth, and stir well.
simmer. Close the lid and simmer for 12-15 minutes until the macaroni is cooked through.
Stir. Remove the pot from the heat, add sour cream and stir.
Combine and serve. Return the pan to the warm burner, add the chopped cheese and stir well. If needed, add more broth or water to make more cream.
Tips, changes and storage
Tips and changes:
- Freshly grated cheese melts better than pre-packaged shredded cheese.
- The small elbow noodles are what we use in this recipe, but any noodles of similar size can also be used, such as cavatappi, small shells,
- Use ground turkey, sausage, or pork instead of ground beef.
- Use Mexican mixed cheese or pepper jack cheese instead of cheddar cheese.
- If you think the pasta is too dry, add more liquid, such as milk, chicken broth or water.
- Add chili powder, chili flakes or hot sauce to taste
Provide your burger helper:
Storage: Store leftovers in the refrigerator for 2-3 days or in the refrigerator for 4-6 weeks. Slowly heat it on the stove over a small fire. Pasta will absorb some water. Continue to add a little milk to help smooth it.
For more pasta dishes, try:
Course main course
Preparation time 5 minutes
Cooking time 25 minutes
Calories 369 kcal
Author Little Luna
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 tablespoon tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
- 1 1/2 c macaroni
- 32 ounces chicken broth or water
- 1/2 c sour cream
- 2 C chopped cheddar cheese
Cook the ground beef in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until it is no longer pink. Drain the fat and return the meat to the pot.
Reduce the heat, add tomato sauce, seasonings, macaroni and broth, and stir well.
Cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes, until the macaroni is cooked through.
Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the sour cream.
Return the pan to the warm burner, add the chopped cheese and stir well. If needed, add more broth or water to make more cream.
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