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Super Easy Beef Macaroni Skillet

This simple ground beef and macaroni skillet is the perfect family friendly main dish for weeknight dinners. It's so easy and so good!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 5 people
Author: Lydia @ ThriftyFrugalMom.com


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard powder
  • 1 cup macaroni
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheese


  • In a skillet, fry hamburger and onion until the meat is no longer pink.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients except the cheese. Cover and simmer until macaroni is tender (about 20 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  • Turn off the burner and sprinkle shredded cheese over the top of the macaroni and beef. Let set for a couple of minutes until the cheese is melted.