Gluten Free Beefy Mac and Cheese Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking

Gluten free beefy mac and cheese is the perfect comfort meal. It’s sure to be a hit with the whole family!

During the fall and winter, comfort meals are certainly a go-to in our home. I love enjoying comfort foods on a chilly day. Now, granted it probably just negates my entire workout, but it’s worth it!

One of my favorite foods to make is macaroni and cheese; I love to do it on the stove top with lots of fresh cheese. I also enjoy adding hamburger to it too, which adds a boost of protein too. It honestly reminds me of a homemade Hamburger Helper.

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As a kid our neighbor used to make Hamburger Helper ALL the time, I was always jealous because our mom never did. Now, I probably do that to my kids too because I always make it myself instead of store bought. It’s just better that way, right?

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I’ll just keep reminding them that they need to appreciate homemade foods; luckily we don’t have any issue with this meal because they love it. It’s very kid-friendly and versatile. If you want to make it a one-dish meal, you can also add in peas or carrots too. We typically serve ours with corn on the cob, but it’s always nice to have an easy one-dish dinner too.

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Do you have go-to comfort meals? This one is right up there with lasagna and chili. Those are others that we often have during the fall as well.

Now as that chilly air starts to usher its way in, it’s time to put a nice pot of Gluten Free Beefy Mac and Cheese on the stove for the family. This is a great dish to warm up your soul on a chilly, fall day.

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Be sure to pair it with these Hot Chocolate Brownies for dessert! 

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Gluten Free Beefy Mac and Cheese Recipe

    8 Servings


  • 3 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 2 tablespoons All-Purpose Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Dry Mustard
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream, warmed
  • 2 cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 16 ounces Gluten Free Pasta, cooked
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 pound Ground Beef, cooked and drained
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Crumbled Cooked Bacon
  • 1 cup Gluten Free Bread Crumbs


  1. Cook both the pasta and ground beef if not already.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Melt the butter in a large stockpot, and then add in the flour and mustard.
  4. Mix in the cream and cheeses.
  5. Whisk until well combined and cheese is melted.
  6. Whisk in the sour cream.
  7. Stir in the cooked pasta and beef.
  8. Add a dash of salt and pepper.
  9. Evenly pour the mixture into a greased 9x13 baking pan.
  10. Top with crumbled bacon.
  11. Top evenly with breadcrumbs.
  12. Bake for 15 minutes until the top is lightly browned.
  13. Serve.


Source: Adapted From – Back Around the Table with David Venable
Adapted From – Back Around the Table with David Venable
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Author: Kristy Still
Source: Adapted From – Back Around the Table with David Venable
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 75 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 421
Calories 838

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53g
  Saturated Fat 27g
Sodium 450mg
Total Carbohydrate 55g
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 34g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.

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