Cheeseburger mac' n cheese. Recipe

Cheeseburger mac' n cheese.


  • 1 1/2 cup of whole wheat elbow macaroni.
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
  • 1/2 lb of ground beef.
  • 1/2 cup of ketchup.
  • 1/4 cup of mustard.
  • 1 small onion, chopped.
  • Chili powder, about 2 tablespoons.
  • Paprika, about 1 tablespoon.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cayenne pepper, a few sprinkles.

How to make Cheeseburger mac' n cheese.

  1. Cook the pasta with it's directions, with salted water.
  2. Preheat the oven to about 400 F.
  3. In a pan, oil it a little bit and add the ground beef and onion. Chop the ground beef as it's cooking so it's not hard.
  4. When the ground beef is cooked, add in the paprika, salt and pepper, cayenne pepper and chili powder. Mix.
  5. Add the mustard and ketchup, then mix. Taste it and season to your liking.
  6. When pasta is done, drain and put into casserole dish. Pour the cheeseburger mixture on top.
  7. Add the shredded cheese, pop in the oven till the cheese is nice and melted.
  8. Serve with a salad or enjoy by itself.
  • vmcgee
    vmcgee says

    My husband & I just finished our seconds, and they were delicious! This recipe is perfect if your pantry is getting bare & you're limited on time. It is a like a gourmet mac & cheese.

  • Jaylene
    Jaylene says

    Yes! This recipe is perfect for the recession. It's cheap, good and tasty. You could get most of the ingredients for less than $10. You would probably have these items in your pantry already, anyway. Glad you liked it!

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