Crock Pot Hamburger Helper

healthier version!!

Easy to make with pantry ingredients, ground beef and spices, this will be your new weeknight go to recipe!

Cook ground beef


then add the onion, pepper, and garlic and continue to brown ground beef until no longer pink.

Add to crockpot


Add the beef mixture, macaroni, spices, sugar, soy sauce, milk, beef broth, and diced tomatoes to the slow cooker.

Cook for 2-3 hours


Cover and cook on low for 2 to 3 hours. Add shredded cheese and stir in.

Variation Ideas

– Use ground turkey or ground pork in place of the hamburger meat – Skip the browning step by using leftover taco meat. You’ll have a Tex-Mex version


The time may change depending on your slow cooker and the way you like your pasta to be cooked, al dente or tender.

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