Easy Homemade Hamburger Helper


finely chop the onion

mince the garlic

heat a skillet over  medium, add oil, butter,  onion and garlic

add ground beef, break up into pieces

cook until brown, about 6 minutes

stir in salt, pepper, smoked paprika, oregano, cayenne pepper and tomato paste

add pasta and pour in broth

stir to combine, bring to a boil, cover, simmer for 6 minutes

meanwhile, grate the cheddar and chop the parsley

stir occasionally

pour in half-and-half and add cheddar

stir until melted, simmer for 2 minutes

finish off with chopped parsley