Cheesy Hamburger Mac

I thought I would try making a meal that I know my kids would love.  I’ve had a couple of crockpot meals turn out poorly the last few nights so I thought I would give them something that they could be happy about. they were getting very frustrated with me!  This cheesy hamburger mac is so yummy.  There is no reason of your kids not to clean their plate.

Add this yummy cheesy hamburger mac to your menu this week. I know your kids will love this family favorite and clean their plate.

Cheesy Hamburger Mac

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 8 ounces penne pasta (1/2 a box)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Start a pot of water boiling and begin cooking the pasta according the instructions.
  • While pasta is cooking, add 1 tablespoon butter, garlic, and onions to a large saucepan.  Cook until soft, maybe 4-5 minutes.
  • Add ground beef and cook until browned.
  • Add in salt and paprika.
  • Drain the pasta when done and put aside.  Using that same pot, with your heat on low, add in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and flour to begin your cheese sauce.
  • Slowly add milk, stirring often.
  • Once the sauce has thicken, add shredded cheese to pot and stir until melted.
  • Mix the beef mixture, pasta, and cheese sauce all together and serve.

Add this yummy cheesy hamburger mac to your menu this week. I know your kids will love this family favorite and clean their plate.

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Cheesy Hamburger Mac
 
Add this yummy cheesy hamburger mac to your menu this week. I know your kids will love this family favorite and clean their plate.
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Recipe type: Family Favorite
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 8 ounces penne pasta (1/2 a box)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Start a pot of water boiling and begin cooking the pasta according the instructions.
  2. While pasta is cooking, add 1 tablespoon butter, garlic, and onions to a large saucepan. Cook until soft, maybe 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef and cook until browned.
  4. Add in salt and paprika.
  5. Drain the pasta when done and put aside. Using that same pot, with your heat on low, add in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and flour to begin your cheese sauce.
  6. Slowly add milk, stirring often.
  7. Once the sauce has thicken, add shredded cheese to pot and stir until melted.
  8. Mix the beef mixture, pasta, and cheese sauce all together and serve.

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