Cheeseburger Pasta

Today we’re sharing a recipe for cheeseburger pasta.  This family favorite pasta dish comes together so easily and is the perfect meal for busy weeknights.   

What is Cheeseburger Pasta?

Cheeseburger pasta is rich, creamy and comforting.  This recipe is packed with two kinds of cheese, savory ground beef, and tender pasta.  It comes together in just one skillet and packs a powerful punch for taste!

This pasta has luscious layers of velvety cheese sauce, gently seasoned ground beef, and enough pasta to bring it all together and make it filling. Not only are the flavors full of ooey, gooey, and cheesy goodness but absolutely delicious.

It’s the perfect meal to make on a busy weeknight since it’s so easy to make, comes together in as little as 20 minutes and everyone loves it.  Move over hamburger helper because homemade cheeseburger pasta is here to stay.

Cheeseburger Pasta

This family favorite pasta is rich, creamy and comforting and is the perfect weeknight meal!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword DIY Hamburger Helper, Hamburger Pasta, Pasta
Author Sunup to Sundown


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 16 oz pasta
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 12 oz sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup finely diced onions optional
  • 1/2 cup finely diced bell pepper optional


  1. Cook pasta per package instructions.

  2. While pasta is cooking, brown the hamburger meat in a large skillet, breaking it up as it cooks. Once it is done, drain any excess grease and return the meat to the skillet.

  3. Add the cream cheese and cheddar cheese to the meat and stir until it is melted and combined.

  4. Slowly add the milk while continuously stirring to make a sauce.

  5. Add the cooked pasta into the sauce and stir to coat. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

What to serve with this dish?

Typically we like to pair this dish with a vegetable or two since this recipe is already filling enough.  You can also serve it with some fresh or canned fruit or even some applesauce.  A slice of buttered bread, garlic bread or even a roll always pairs well with this pasta too!

How long does Cheeseburger Pasta keep?

Hamburger pasta keeps well like most leftovers if stored in a container in the refrigerator for at least a couple of days.  It can also be stored in the freezer for longer term storage.  

We’d love to hear what you think about the recipe.  Please give it a try and let us know what you think in the comments below.  Thank you for stopping by and visiting Sunup to Sundown!  We’ll be back soon with another recipe or update regarding our garden or our journey to becoming more self-reliant.  Please subscribe, like or share this post with others who could benefit from it.

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