Cheeseburger Mac and Cheese

  • Servings: 5

An indulgent mash-up of two comfort food classics — cheesy mac and beefy burgers in one mouthwatering dish. Cheeseburger Mac & Cheese.


2 cupsSan Giorgio® Elbow Macaroni
2 cupsdiced tomatoes in juice (plain or seasoned)
1/3 cupketchup
1/4 cupfinely chopped onion
2 Tbspssweet pickle relish
2 tspsprepared yellow mustard
1/4 tspsalt
1/4 tspfreshly ground black pepper
16frozen prepared meatballs
2 cupsshredded Cheddar cheese
1/3 cuplight sour cream


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain well.
  2. Stir the diced tomatoes and their juices with the ketchup, onion, relish, mustard, salt and pepper in a large saucepan or Dutch oven.
  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low.
  4. Add the meatballs to the tomato sauce. Simmer for 15 minutes or until meatballs are heated through. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir the hot pasta into the tomato sauce. Stir in the sour cream until combined. Adding a handful at a time, stir in the cheddar until melted.