Pasta and Hamburger Casserole

Last updated: October 2019

I don’t like to admit it but I actually like Hamburger Helper once in a while. This is my homemade version. Invite friends over to share or make this recipe expecting lots of leftovers. It only takes half an hour to make it too!

Serves 12
Serving approx 1 cup

Ingredients for pasta and hamburger casserole

  • 3 cups medium-sized pasta shells, cooked
  • 1.5 lbs extra lean hamburger, cooked
  • 6 medium stocks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 medium white onion, chopped
  • 13.5 oz tomatoes, canned, diced
  • 22 oz salsa, mild, jarred
  • 13 oz salsa con queso, medium, jarred
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper

Directions for pasta and hamburger casserole

  1. In a large pot, cook pasta shells.
  2. In another pot, at the same time, chop up celery and onion. Add to hamburger, cook thoroughly. Drain.
  3. Add canned tomatoes, both salsas, salt and white pepper.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add cooked pasta shells. Mix again.
  6. Heat on low heat, stirring occasionally. Heat and serve.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 353
  • carbohydrates: 40.3g
  • cholesterol: 51mg
  • fat: 11.4g
  • fiber: 3.5g
  • protein: 21.4g
  • saturated fat: 4g
  • sodium: 1022mg
  • sugar: 4.2g

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