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Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe (with Video)

Soul Food, Easy, Pasta
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cookingwithpatlee

Discover our Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size
8

Prep 15min | Cook 30min

Ingredients

Main Ingredients
- 2 lbs Ground beef
- 2 lbs ground turkey
- 1 box cavatappi pasta
- 0.5 cup diced red bell pepper
- 0.5 cup diced yellow bell pepper
- 0.5 cup diced orange bell pepper
- 0.5 cup diced green bell pepper
- 0.5 cup shredded carrots
- 1 cup diced white onion
- 8 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 8 oz shredded pepper jack cheese
- 1 tbsp Kosher salt
- 1 tbsp Black pepper
- 2 tbsp Garlic powder
- 2 tbsp Onion powder
- 1 tbsp old bay
- 1 packet Sazon
- 8 oz Cream cheese, room temperature
- 1 tbsp sofrito
- 2 cups beef broth
- 1 box cavatappi pasta
- 2 cups Heavy cream
- 1 cup pasta water
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Directions

Preparing the Meat
1. In a large hot saucepan, add your ground beef and ground turkey.
2. Cook until browned.
3. Remove the minced meat from the pan and put to the side.
Preparing the Vegetables
1. Add diced peppers, carrots, and onions to the pan and cook until translucent.
2. Season vegetables with a pinch of salt and pepper.
3. Add minced meat and mix in with the vegetables.
Preparing the Sauce
1. Add remaining seasonings, then the sofrito, and mix until well combined.
2. Add beef broth and heavy cream and let simmer.
3. Add in shredded cheese and cream cheese to mix and form your sauce.
Combining and Seasoning
1. Add in cavatappi pasta then mix until well combined.
2. Season with Old Bay and Sazon then mix until well combined.
Serving
1. Garnish with parsley, then serve and enjoy!

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