Mac and Cheese Burger Bowl

Take the chill out with a hearty soup! Make it easy with the help of a Hamburger Helper® mix.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
6
cups hot water
1
box Hamburger Helper™ cheeseburger macaroni
2
cups Green Giant™ frozen broccoli cuts
2
medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat 5 to 7 mintues, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain well.
  • 2 Stir in hot water, contents of uncooked pasta and sauce mix pouches (from Hamburger Helper box), broccoli, carrots, thyme, salt and pepper. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Stir in parsley. Garnish each serving with cheese.

Expert Tips

Toast slices of bread, then cut with star cookie cutters for topping the soup. Cut cheese slices with the same cutter to top each toast cutout.

Serve this soup with tortilla chips for a little crunch.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
80 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9 g
9 %
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
35 mg
35 %;
Sodium
800 mg
800 %;
Total Carbohydrate
22 g
22 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
14 g
14 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.