Low Carb Cheeseburger Skillet

A hamburger helper copycat without the guilt or nearly as many carbs. There are so many variations you can make with this recipe, just swap out the cheese types and/or seasonings to give it a remix.

Low Carb Hamburger Skillet

Like the real deal with a fraction of the carbs.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheeseburger, hamburger, skillet dip
Servings: 6 people
Net Carbs: 7g
Author: Vy & Regina


  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1/4 cup onions
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 onion soup mix
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 3/4 cup mild cheddar (shredded)
  • 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 cup low carb macaroni
  • Parsley (to garnish)
  • cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • cracked black pepper (to taste)


  • Melt butter and sauté onions and diced tomatoes until fragrant. Add ground beef and fully cook. Season with onion soup mix.
  • Add cream cheese, heavy cream, half and half, and mild cheddar shredded cheese. Add granulated garlic.
  • Add noodles of choice, I used @greatlowcarb penne (cooked them for 16 mins vs 10).
  • Garnish with parsley, cayenne, and cracked black pepper to taste.


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 18g | Sodium: 153mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 1g | Net Carbs: 7g

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