Hamburger Macaroni | Quick, Cheap, Easy, and Kid-Friendly Recipes

Hamburger Macaroni | Quick, Cheap, Easy, and Kid-Friendly Recipes

Hamburger Macaroni Recipe
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Do your kids love hamburger macaroni? Mine too, but especially this homemade recipe! It’s so good, and easy to make!

Hamburger Macaroni

I’ve always love Hamburger Helper. I can’t help it. I grew up on that stuff! This homemade version is even better though.

I’m sure the kiddos don’t really notice much of a difference, but I sure do!

Pasta, Pasta, Pasta

I love pasta! Hence, the several pasta recipes up on the blog already. One of my favorites also includes macaroni! It’s my Macaroni Salad Recipe. If you’re into casseroles you could make Baked Macaroni And Cheese.

Have you ever tried bowtie pasta? Undoubtedly, my One-Pot Turkey Pasta is amazing, and it includes bowtie pasta! The best way to eat mushrooms is in my mushroom pasta recipe. It features roasted portobello and bell peppers, with corn, and spinach. Then, it’s topped with balsamic vinaigrette!

One of my most famous creations is this Dill Caper Pasta Recipe. It’s basically fettuccini alfredo with dill and capers!

The last recipes I want to talk about with you are my lasagnas. I have a slow cooker lasagna recipe and an Instant Pot Lasagna Recipe! They are both amazing!

Hamburger Macaroni Recipe

Hamburger Macaroni Recipe

Yield: 5
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Why buy a boxed meal when it’s super easy to make yourself?


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 lb. macaroni pasta
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 lb. white button mushrooms (sliced *optional)
  • 1 tbsp Adobo Seasoning (you can use garlic powder instead if you don't have Adobo)
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. While it’s cooking move to the next step.
  2. Brown ground beef, mushrooms, onion, and Adobo seasoning (I like this one!) in a large skillet.
  3. Dissolve cornstarch in water. Then, add it to the beef mixture. While continuously stirring.
  4. Slowly stir in beef broth, stirring continuously.
  5. When the broth has thickened, add the pasta.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste, and mix well.
  7. Serve and enjoy. Refrigerate leftovers.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 5 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 444Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 81mgSodium 1337mgCarbohydrates 38gFiber 4gSugar 4gProtein 33g

For the most accurate nutritional information, you should calculate the nutritional value of each ingredient yourself. These calculations are provided by a third party and are not expected to be exact. You are solely responsible for ensuring the nutritional information you use is accurate.

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Until then, check out another childhood meal I made, such as this Salisbury Steak dinner. It rivals the T.V. dinner version really well.

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