Clean Eating Hamburger Helper Recipe

Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe

Replace the store-bought packet of chemicals with this homemade version. It's so much healthier for you!

Course Spices
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 30 servings
Calories 14 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1/2 cup garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup Sucanat (coconut sugar works too)
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 1/4 cup onion powder
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. ground black pepper
US Customary - Metric


  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.

  2. Store in a cool, dry place in an air-tight, food-safe container.

  3. USE: 1 tbsp. per lb. of ground meat for mild flavoring or 2 tbsp. for stronger flavoring (more like the packaged mix).

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Hamburger Helper Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 tbsp.)
Calories 14
% Daily Value*
Sodium 193mg8%
Potassium 41mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Vitamin A 450IU9%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.