"Almost Hamburger Helper" Mix in a Jar


  • 2 cups nonfat dry milk
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • 1/4 cup beef bouillon powder
  • 2 Tbsp. onion flakes
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
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  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. dried parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder


Mix the ingredients together and store in an airtight jar.

Attach the following recipes to the jar:

Chili Mac:

  • 1 lb ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup macaroni noodles (uncooked)
  • 2 cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 cup mix

Combine all and simmer 20 minutes or until macaroni is cooked.


  • 1 lb ground beef, browned and drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup mix
  • 2 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Combine all except sour cream. Simmer 20 minutes or until noodles are tender. Stir in sour cream and serve.

Potato Beef Casserole:

  • 1 lb ground beef, browned and drained
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 6 potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup frozen mixed veggies
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  • 1/2 cup mix

Combine all and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove cover and cook until excess water is evaporated.

Quick Lasagna:

  • 1 lb ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1/2 cup mix
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 16 oz tomato sauce
  • 3 cups lasagna noodles, uncooked, broken in bits
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

Combine all except mozzarella in large skillet. Bring to a boil, let simmer for 15 minutes or until noodles are cooked. Top with mozzarella. Turn off heat and let cheese melt.

Source: http://www.razzledazzlerecipes.com/

Mix in a jar recipes ... for Christmas

By Carol from Wyoming, PA


October 20, 20080 found this helpful

I've made these Almost Hamburger Helper mixes before. Since I'm vegetarian I've used LightLife Smart Ground (soy meat product) in place of the hamburger. And you can't tell the difference in the taste.

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