Beer and Bacon Burger Skillet

beer and bacon burger skillet Entree
Beer and Bacon Burger Skillet
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6

This skillet is sure to be a dude-food favourite!


  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
  • 2 cups (500 mL) milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) hot water
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) beer
  • 1 box Hamburger Helper* Cheeseburger Macaroni
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 4 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
  • 1 cup (250 mL) French-fried onions
  • Red pepper sauce or chopped jalapeno chilies, if desired


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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.
  • 2
    Stir in milk, hot water, beer, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box). Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Remove from heat; uncover.
  • 4
    Top with 1/2 cup of the cheese, the bacon and onions. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese on top. Cover; let stand 5 minutes (sauce will thicken as it stands). Sprinkle with pepper sauce.

  • Substitution: Don't want to make this with beer? Non-alcoholic beer can easily be substituted.

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