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Beer and Bacon Burger Skillet

beer and bacon burger skillet Entree
Beer and Bacon Burger Skillet
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6

This skillet is sure to be a dude-food favorite!

Updated September 9, 2016
Helper
Make with
Helper

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2
    lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 1/2
    cups milk
  • 1/2
    cup hot water
  • 1/2
    cup beer
  • 1
    box Hamburger Helper™ double cheeseburger macaroni
  • 1
    cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 4
    slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
  • 1
    can (2.8 oz) French-fried onions
  • Frank's™ RedHot™ Original cayenne pepper sauce or chopped jalapeño chiles, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  • 2
    Stir in milk, hot water, beer, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Remove from heat; uncover.
  • 4
    Top with 1/2 cup of the cheese, the bacon and onions. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese on top. Cover; let stand 5 minutes (sauce will thicken as it stands). Sprinkle with pepper sauce.

  • Don't want to make this with beer? Non-alcoholic beer can easily be substituted.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
13g
63%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
850mg
35%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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