Cheeseburger Macaroni Hamburger Helper with some flair
Cheeseburger Macaroni with a Flair
Hamburger Helper with a flair
Are you feeding a family of 4 or more on a low income budget? I've found several cheap ways to help give hamburger helpers that extra bit of flavor. If you're like me and you use hamburger helpers 4 or more nights a week these simple additions can make all the difference between a bland dinner and delicious dinner.
- 1 Box of Cheeseburger Macaroni
- 1 package of Celery
- 1 Onion
- 1 Box of Elbow Macaroni
- 1lbs Hamburger (uncooked)
- McCormicks Cheeseburger Seasoning, Sprinkled
- 1 Spoonful Butter
- 1. Thaw the hamburger.
- 2. Cut up 2-3 Stalks of Celery, Depending on amount your making.
- 3. Cut up an entire onion, keep separated from the celery.
- 4. Begin boiling water for the noodles. I usually use two different pans for the different cooking times of the noodles. One slightly larger pan and one smaller one.
- 5. Once the water is at a boil I add a small spoonful of butter to the water and in one pan pour the hamburger helper noodles and in the other pan I measure out 1-2 cups of Elbow Noodles, once again depending on how much I'm making. Stir often.
- While the noodles begin cooking, cook the hamburger and onion in a saucepan. Add the spices of your choice. I usually add Seasoned meat tenderizer, and McCormick s hamburger seasoning.
- Once the noodles are done drain in a strainer and mix the noodles together. Rinse with cool water and place back in the bigger pan. Add the seasoning packet that comes with the Hamburger helper and a bit of water if needed.
- Place the hamburger in the strainer and drain as much grease as possible. Once done add to the noodles.
- Lastly add the celery to the noodles and turn the heat on low. Remember to add a little water if/when needed to prevent it from sticking on the bottom. We are just making sure everything is heated up. Once heated serve and enjoy.
The basic information on the box
|Serving size: 1 cup|
|Calories from Fat||9|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 1 g||2%|
|Saturated fat 0 g|
|Unsaturated fat 0 g|
|Carbohydrates 21 g||7%|
|Sugar 2 g|
|Fiber 1 g||4%|
|Protein 3 g||6%|
|Cholesterol 0 mg|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|