Crunchy Cheeseburger Mac Bake



Add some crunch to tonight’s dinner with a Cheeseburger Mac Bake from Betty Crocker, layered with bread crumbs and mozzarella.


  • 1 box Hamburger Helper™ cheeseburger macaroni
  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 & 1/2 cups hot water
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Set oven control to broil. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Make Hamburger Helper mix as directed on box, using ground beef, milk and hot water.
  3. Stir in mozzarella cheese. Transfer mixture to baking dish. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle on top of mixture in baking dish.
  4. Broil with top about 4 inches from heat 2 to 4 minutes or until bread crumbs are golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Pairing Suggestion: Birds Eye Steamfresh Vegetables


(image & recipe via Betty Crocker)

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