Beefy noodles with spring onions


Beefy noodles with spring onions

Hamburger helper made better
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef, bone broth, hamburger helper, nooldes
Servings: 4


  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 2 bunches spring onions, greens removed and discarded, chopped about 1 cup
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup Taking Stock Foods Classic Chicken bone broth
  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 1 cup fontina or other mild creamy cheese, shredded


  • In a large, heavy bottomed pot, melt the butter over medium heat until it bubbles. Add the onions and cook, undisturbed, for 3-5 minutes until you get color on them. Stir and cook 3 minutes further. Remove from pot and reserve.
  • Crumble the beef into the same pot. Allow to cook, undisturbed, for about 5 minutes or until the bottom of the beef develops some good brown color. Stir and let cook for 3 more minutes. Stir the onions back in and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Do not drain the grease.
  • Add tomato paste and bone broth. Turn heat down to low, cover, and let cook for about an hour.
  • When ready to serve, cook penne pasta according to package directions. Stir into beef sauce, fold in shredded cheese and serve hot.