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One Pan Cheeseburger Macaroni

One Pan Cheeseburger Macaroni

Forget the box and make this easy one pan dish with ingredients you likely already have on hand. It is so flavorful, creamy, and there are never any leftovers at my house. This is the ultimate in easy fall comfort food!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cheeseburger helper, hamburger helper, One pan dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 726kcal


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 whole medium onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill weed
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 ½ cup milk
  • 2 teaspoon corn starch
  • 15 ounces chicken broth
  • 15 ounces diced tomatoes UNDRAINED
  • ½ pound elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese grated
  • ¼ cups fresh parsley chopped


  • In a large skillet brown the beef and onion over medium heat until no longer pink and the onion is soft. Drain off excess fat and return to the stove.
  • Stir salt, chili powder, dill, sugar and garlic powder into the beef and continue to cook over medium heat.
  • In a small bowl combine milk with the corn starch, stirring until fully dissolved.
  • Pour the tomatoes and chicken broth into the pan followed by the milk, stirring until well combined. Add macaroni to the pan, bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cover. Cook for 11-15 minutes or until the macaroni is tender. Remove from the heat.
  • Stir in cheese and parsley, stirring until combined. Serve hot.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 726kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 1460mg | Potassium: 982mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1305IU | Vitamin C: 22.3mg | Calcium: 581mg | Iron: 5.2mg