Queso Blanco Hamburger Mac & Cheese

Ever since discovering Velveeta’s new Queso Blanco variety, I’ve been wanting to find another use for it other than the Chip Dip I made. And what better than with some Hamburger Mac & Cheese?

Queso Blanco Hamburger Mac & Cheese

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10-15 minutes
Serves: 4-6


  • 1 box [8oz] Ancient Harvest brand Quinoa elbow pasta {or any gf pasta}
  • 1 lb ground hamburger
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 1/4-1/2* block Velveeta Queso Blanco cheese
  • 1/4-1/2* cup milk {we use whole, but whatever is fine}
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano

*I used 1/2 cup milk with 1/2 of the Velveeta stick & it was very
rich and creamy {which I personally like.} However, if you don’t like a
super rich cheese I would start with 1/4 or 1/3 cup milk + 1/4 or 1/3 stick Velveeta and do a taste test to see what you like best.


Brown hamburger in skillet. At the same time, boil water for pasta in large pot. After pasta is cooked, rinse in strainer and return to pot. Add butter, milk, cheese & spices and cook over medium heat. Stir occasionally as the cheese melts {if it gets too thick add a SMALL amount of milk at a time… a little bit goes a long way!}

After the cheese is about half way melted, stir in the hamburger: when the cheese is completely melted it’s done! {To reheat I find it helpful to stir in a small amount of milk so it’s not so thick.}

This was pretty simple to make and really tasty. Definitely a keeper for us!


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