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Bacon Cheeseburger Skillet Dinner

This Bacon Cheeseburger Skillet is an easy cheeseburger pasta recipe. Use macaroni, ground beef, bacon, and cheese for a delicious cheeseburger macaroni supper.

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With School starting, it’s always great to have some easy skillet recipes on hand.   Most weeknights are very busy so to have a few recipes for quick 30 minute meals is a godsend.   And especially if they are one skillet or one dish meals.


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When our kids were young, and we were both working, hamburger helper was our best friend.  We used a box mix back then. But that was before we learned how easy this cheeseburger pasta dish is to make.  Or it saves you the trouble of going to the store for the boxed version.   

Tips:   Cooking bacon can take time so a Microwave Bacon Cooker is great to have on hand.   Also, pasta can be cooked efficiently in the microwave using this Microwave Pasta Cooker.    These simple and inexpensive bits of help will really get dinner on the table fast.   Also be sure and grab this Mix and Chop utensil to make cooking hamburger meat even easier, it’s one of our must have tools in the kitchen. 


What is in this Cheeseburger Pasta Skillet:

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  • Elbow Macaroni
  • Lean Ground Beef
  • Bacon Strips, cooked and chopped
  • Beef Broth
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Ketchup
  • Cornstarch
  • Colby Jack Cheese, shredded


How to make this Bacon Cheeseburger Skillet Recipe


Cook the elbow macaroni according to directions on package, until just al dente and drain.   In a deep skillet, cook the ground beef until browned and drain off any grease and return to pan.   Stir in cooked noodles, cooked bacon, and beef.

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Add the Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, and cornstarch and bring to a simmer.   Simmer for 5-7 minutes,  stirring frequently, until liquid is reduced and sauce begins to thicken.   Remove from heat and stir in 1 ½ cups shredded cheese, top with remaining cheese for this Cheeseburger Macaroni skillet. 


This easy skillet dinner can be served straight from the stovetop and  is made even easier with a our tips above.  


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Bacon Cheeseburger Skillet

An Easy 30-minute hamburger helper-like meal 
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bacon Cheeseburger Skillet, Cheeseburger Macaroni, Cheeseburger Pasta
Servings: 4
Calories: 794kcal
Author: Evelyn



  • Cook noodles according to directions on package, until just al dente.
  • In a deep skillet, brown ground beef. Drain beef, and return to pan.
  • Stir in cooked noodles, cooked bacon, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, and cornstarch.
  • Bring to a simmer, and simmer 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently, until liquid is reduced and sauce begins to thicken.
  • Remove from heat and stir in 1 ½ cups shredded cheese, top with remaining cheese.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 794kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 1251mg | Potassium: 796mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 733IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 484mg | Iron: 4mg

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