Valerie Bertinelli's Hamburger Helpa

by Valerie Bertinelli 3:00 AM, June 20, 2018

Rachael Ray Show

Airing June 20, 2018

Valerie Bertinelli makes dinner a snap with this one-pot meal from her book of family recipes


2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 pound 90% lean ground beef
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
2 cups whole milk
1 1/4 cups warm water
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped American cheese
2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh chives
1/4 cup panko (Japanese-style breadcrumbs)
1 scallion, green parts sliced

*Variation: Add some slices of jalapeño for extra kick



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Serves 4 servings