Cheeseburger Macaroni (OAMC)

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Forget Hamburger Helper and all those other box mixes! This recipe is even better, and you know every ingredient that goes into it!
1 pound ground beef
1/4 cup dry onion soup mix
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 cup nacho cheese sauce
2 cups elbow macaroni or spiral pasta
1. Packaging Instructions
2. Do not open ground beef.  Set aside.
3. In a small baggie, place the onion soup mix and tomato paste.  Seal securely.  Set aside.
4. In a gallon-size freezer bag, place the cheese sauce.  Seal securely.  Set aside.
5. In a small baggie, place the pasta.  Seal securely.  Set aside.
6. Insert ground beef and all bags into a gallon-size ziploc freezer bag and seal.  With a sharpie marker, label the outside of the bag "Cheeseburger Macaroni".

7. Place in freezer.
8. Cooking Instructions
9. Thaw completely in refrigerator.
10. Heat skillet over medium-high heat.
11. Crumble and then brown ground beef in skillet until done.
12. Drain excess grease.
13. Add onion soup/tomato paste to skillet along with 3 1/2 cups water.  Bring to boil.
14. Add pasta, reduce heat, cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until pasta is tender.
15. Add cheese sauce.  Stir gently to mix.
16. Makes 3 servings.  This recipe can be doubled for 6 servings.
17. Serving suggestions:  Green beans.
For best results in quality and packaging, expel as much air from the baggies as possible.
Meal   DinnerDish   Main Dish
Main Ingredient   Beef

Dawn Knowlton

Member since Jan 2010

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