How to Make Homemade Hamburger Helper

This is a tasty ground beef dish with a flavor very much like Salisbury steak. It eats like Hamburger Helper and makes a great entrée. It can be made with bacon, mushrooms, or both - regardless, it will make a great meal the whole family will enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/4 lb bacon, diced
  • 1 small can sliced mushrooms (optional)
  • 8 cups water
  • 3 packets brown gravy mix
  • 2 cups egg noodles

Steps

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    Brown the ground beef in a nice large, deep skillet. You may drain the grease to remove some fat or leave it in to give the gravy a deep, rich flavor.
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    Dice and add the bacon. Cook bacon until done but not crispy.
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    Drain and add the mushrooms (optional).
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    Add 8 cups of water and bring to boil.
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    Add the three packets of brown gravy to the water and stir until dissolved.
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    Add Egg noodles.
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    Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
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    Turn off heat and let stand for another 10 minutes.
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    Serve and Enjoy!

Warnings

  • Be careful when working near a stove. It can get really hot!
  • Be sure to cook the hamburg and bacon thoroughly as undercooked meat can spread illness!

Things You'll Need

  • Large, deep skillet
  • Spatula
  • Ladle

Article Info

Categories: Pasta and Noodles