• 1 lb ground beef, turkey or chicken
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1½ cups macaroni
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar


  1. Go ahead and brown your ground beef in a fairly deep pan or pot (you'll be adding a lot of liquid).
  2. Drain the fat off the meat and put it back in the pan/pot.
  3. Add spices, water, pasta and milk and bring to a boil.
  4. Bring your heat down to a simmer and let simmer until the pasta is finished.
  5. Add your cheddar cheese and turn off the heat.
  6. Stir until the cheese is melted.
  7. Let sit for a few minutes and serve!

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