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Homemade Healthy Hamburger Helper Recipe

There's NO mystery here folks! 6 REAL ingredients, 1 delicious family favorite recipe with this Homemade Healthy Hamburger Helper Recipe!
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  • Here is what you need: Severs 4-6
  • 1 lb of ground beef, to make this vegetarian friendly, use veggie crumble such as Morningstar Farms
  • 5 cups of egg noodles
  • 1 small can, 6oz tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onion
  • 2-3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 and 1/4 cup of water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • optional shredded cheese for topping


  • Start by cooking noodles according to the package directions. Meanwhile cook beef, onion and garlic in a large skillet until brown. Drain off access liquid.
  • Stir in the rest of the ingredients, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5-7 minutes.
  • Drain noodles and stir into beef mixture.