* 1 1/4 tsp. black pepper
* 1 Tbs. garlic powder
* 3 Tbs. onion powder
* 2 Tbs. dried parsley
* 1/3 cup instant onion
* 1 Tbs. salt
* 1 2/3 cup dry milk
* 3 1/2 Tbs. beef bouillon
Mix and store in a glass jar or a sealed container.
Use 1/2 cup for each pound of ground meat.
* 1 pound ground beef
* 1/2 cup of mix (above)
* 1 to 2 cups noodles (elbow macaroni for example)
* 1 1/2 to 3 cups water
Homemade Hamburger Helper
Brown and drain the ground beef. Stir in the dry mix, then add 2 cups hot water and 2 cups noodles. You can add more or less water and noodles, proportionately, depending on much you need to stretch that pound of beef. Bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer, cover, and cook until noodles are tender, about 20 minutes.
Variations:Chili: Add one 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes, 1 Tbs chili powder.
Cheeseburger skillet: add 1 cup dehydrated cheese with the dry mix. Or cook as above, then stir in 2 cups grated Cheddar or Colby cheese before serving.