Better Help for Hamburger

Better Help for Hamburger


"Don't buy packaged mixes for hamburger, and subject your family to their preservatives and mediocre taste! Make your ground beef go further with this easy, quick, fun recipe that is SOOOO much better!"


30 m servings 541 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 541 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 31.8 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 31.4 g
  • 63%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 291 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place ground beef in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and crumble until evenly browned. Drain grease, and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile place potatoes in a saucepan with enough water to cover. bring to a boil, and cook for about 10 minutes, until just tender. Drain potatoes, and remove from the pan.
  3. Heat oil over medium heat using the pan that the potatoes were cooked in. Add the bell pepper and onion. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes, until tender. Mix in the ground beef and potatoes, cooking until heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in cheese, and remove from heat. Serve immediately.
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  1. 18 Ratings


I cooked the onions and peppers with the hamburger so I didn't need the olive oil. Also after reading the previous review, I added garlic salt and onion powder to the hamburger too. I didn't h...

While the recipe itself may be good (have not made it) I find the name very misleading. I thought it would be a recipe for a dry mix you can make yourself to replicate the over-priced store boug...

I seasoned the ground beef with Worcestershire sauce and grill seasoning to add some additional flavor. Then I removed the browned ground beef from the pan and cooked the potatoes, peppers and ...

If you try this you have to really think about how you want to spice it up. I added many seasonings to this and also ended up adding a little Velveeta for creaminess.

Not bad, a good recipe to use as a base and customize for your own tastes or to use whatever is on hand. I added some taco seasoning and some corn.

This recipe was good, however I made the following changes: I added 3 potatoes (6 total). I used sweet white onions instead of red. I replaced milk and jalepeno with 1/2 can tomato soup. I c...

I cooked the onion and pepper with the ground beef and added taco seasoning. Family loved it.

This was awful, nobody ate it. It was bland and needed some spice.

Not much taste - could use some real seasoning.