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Hamburger Helper in Pressure Cooker

Hamburger Helper made from scratch without all those unknown ingredients. Use your electric pressure cooker to whip up a batch of homemade Hamburger Helper
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course, supper
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ground beef, hamburger, macaroni, pressure cooker


  • Pressure Cooker, Liquid Measuring Cup, wooden spoon or a spatula for stirring meat


  • 1 lb ground beef or Turkey
  • 4.5 cups water
  • 1 tbsp bouillon Beef or Chicken
  • 1 lb macaroni
  • 4 Cups shredded cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk


  •   First, brown the ground beef.
    then, add about 2 Cups of the water
    Add the 1Tbsp of Better Than Bouillon
    Bring that to boil. Let Bouillon dissolve
    Add the rest of the water and macaroni
    Add Salt to taste
    Close lid and lock and close the vent
    Set pressure cooker to 4 minutes on High pressure.
    Quick release
    Add remaining ingredients and season to taste. Enjoy


Add ins:  frozen broccoli, cauliflower or vegetable of choice.  
Crumble some Doritos and mix in.