One-Pot Cheeseburger Pasta

Two universal favorites come together in this simple one pot cheeseburger pasta. This 30-minute recipe features ButcherBoxTM ground beef and essential cheeseburger ingredients you may already have on-hand.

One-Pot Cheeseburger Pasta

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Protein: Beef
Cut: Ground Beef
Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox ground beef
  • 1 sm onion small dice
  • ½ c ketchup preferred ketchup: Primal Kitchen Ketchup
  • ½ tsp ground mustard
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 c elbow pasta uncooked
  • 2 c beef stock
  • c Havarti cheese, grated cheese substitutes: Cheddar, American or Fontina


  • Place a large sauce pot on medium heat. Let pot heat up for 2 minutes before crumbling ground beef into pot.
  • Sauté ground beef for 2 minutes. Add onions, ground mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Once beef is ¾ browned stir in ketchup. Saute for 3 minutes, then add dry pasta. Mix together while adding in the beef stock.
  • Cover sauce pot and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Remove lid and lower heat to medium low. Add grated cheese and stir until melted. Serve and enjoy!


For a real cheeseburger experience, top your serving with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and red onions.
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