This homemade Hamburger Helper recipe is a healthy comfort food! Whole grain pasta, minimally processed ingredients, and Greek yogurt for protein make this a healthy Instant Pot dinner recipe. Easy homemade Hamburger Helper can be made on the stovetop or in the electric pressure cooker!
Brown the ground beef in the Instant Pot using the sauté function.
Add the onions, green chilis, paprika, and garlic powder. Give it a quick stir.
Next pour in the pasta and then cover with beef broth and tomato sauce.
Close the lid and turn the pressure valve to sealing. Cook on high pressure using the manual setting for 3 minutes. Release the pressure using the quick release method.
Remove the lid and turn the Instant Pot off. Mix in the optional Greek yogurt and cheese until the cheese is melted.
Brown the ground beef in a large skillet on the stove.
Stir in the onions, green chiles, paprika, and garlic powder.
Pour the pasta, beef broth, and tomato sauce into the skillet. Try to keep the pasta below the liquid.
Bring the liquid to a boil, then cover and reduce the heat to medium low.
Allow the meal to cook for 10-15 minutes until the pasta is tender. Stir occasionally as needed.
Remove the lid and mix in the (optional) Greek yogurt and cheese. Mix until the cheese is all melted. Garnish and serve.
Brown the ground beef in a large skillet on the stove, then transfer the cooked ground beef to your slow cooker.
Add onions, green chilies, paprika, garlic powder, noodles, beef broth, and tomato sauce.
Cover the slow cooker and cook on high heat for 2-3 hours, low heat for 4-5 hours, or until the pasta is tender.
Remove the lid and mix in the (optional) Greek yogurt and cheese.
Weight Watchers Plan Points: For a 1 cup serving using 99% fat-free ground turkey and fat-free greek yogurt 3 Blue Plan Points : 5 Green Plan Points : 1 Purple Plan Point
21 Day Fix/Ultimate Portions Fix:Per 1 cup serving with optional ingredients: ¾ Red Containers, ½ Green Containers, 1 ⅓ Yellow Containers, ⅔ Blue Containers. Without optional ingredients: 2/3 red container, 1/2 green container, 1 1/3 yellow container per serving.
2B Mindset: Fill your plate half full with veggies for a complete lunch.