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California Cheeseburger Skillet

California burger flavors in an easy skillet dish.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups milk
1
cup hot water
1
box Hamburger Helper® cheeseburger macaroni
2
medium tomatoes, sliced
1
cup seasoned croutons
4
slices American cheese, cut in half diagonally

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in milk, hot water, and uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Arrange tomato slices on top; sprinkle with croutons. Place 5 of the cheese halves around edge of skillet; place remaining cheese halves in center. Cover and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand covered 5 minutes (cheese will continue to melt and sauce will thicken as it stands).
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in milk, hot water, and uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Arrange tomato slices on top; sprinkle with croutons. Place 5 of the cheese halves around edge of skillet; place remaining cheese halves in center. Cover and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand covered 5 minutes (cheese will continue to melt and sauce will thicken as it stands).

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve on a bed of lettuce and top with guacamole or your favorite burger toppings for the true California cheeseburger experience.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
1090mg
1090%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.