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One-Pot Cheeseburger Mac

Amanda Keefer
Busy families often rely on the convenience of boxed hamburger meals, but you can get the same delicious meal in a much healthier way with this one-pot cheeseburger mac!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Lunchbox Ideas
Servings 6 servings
Calories 309 kcal



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 small RealSweet® sweet onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup mini sweet peppers chopped
  • teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 /2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • cup water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • cup whole grain dry macaroni
  • 1 cup shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese


  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add turkey, onion and peppers. Cook 7-10 minutes, or until turkey is cooked through.
  • Mix paprika, sugar, salt and chili powder in small bowl. Add to turkey and stir. Add water, milk, tomato paste and pasta. Mix well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, or until pasta is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and top with cheese.



Calories: 309kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 24gFat: 13gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 584mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6g
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