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Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni

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Bacon Cheeseburger Macaroni

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This easy skillet mac and cheese makes a quick and tasty meal. Serve this easy one-dish meal with a side salad or sliced fresh veggies.
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Cook Time: 15 minutes

Bacon and Macaroni, Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 8 ounces macaroni
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked, drained, crumbled
  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed Cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 cup evaporated milk or half-and-half
  • 6 ounces Cheddar cheese or a blend of Cheddar and Monterey Jack
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup


Cook macaroni in boiling water following package directions. Drain in a colander and rinse under hot water.

In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef in olive oil for about 3 minutes. Add onion and continue cooking until beef is no longer pink and onion is softened. Stir in the crumbled bacon, cheese soup, evaporated milk or half and half, cheese, and ketchup. Stir in the drained macaroni.

Serves 4.

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 3 out of 5
Better than Hamburger Helper, Member jackamojuju

Our 5 year old loved it and I thouht it tasted like a cheeseburger with catsup.Our 3 year old who usually cleans his plate didn't eat a bite and he loves mac n cheese,which is why i picked this one. I used cavatappi noodles and left out the onion. We doubled the recipe and it seemed like a lot of work.Over all it was better than Hamburger Helper,thats why i gave it a 3 out of 5.

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