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Homemade Hamburger Helper

Homemade Hamburger Helper Mix

How to make your own Hamburger Helper Mix from scratch.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Homemade Hamburger Helper
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch arrowroot powder, or flour
  • 2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni


  1. Mix ingredients together in a bag or jar. When we are ready to make, brown up 1 pound of hamburger. Add in the mix and 1 c. water and 2 c. of milk. Cover the skillet and let the pasta cook. Stir in 1 c. of shredded cheddar cheese before serving. That's it!