LOTSA PASTA RECIPE: Cooking with kids is fun and rewarding! This Lotsa Pasta recipe was a huge hit here at Little Sprouts. The possibilities of what you could add to it are endless. You can use leftovers, whatever you need to use up from the fridge, and it's healthy!

Beef and Broccoli Pasta (Hamburger Helper)

Beef and broccoli pasta with garlic butter sauce

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Christina


  • 1 pkg pasta of your choice
  • 1 pound steak, thinly sliced
  • 2 T. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme or dill
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and dump into colander to drain. 

  2. Add butter to pan. 
  3. Cook steak on medium heat until browned. Remove steak and set aside. 
  4. In same pan, add cut up onion to pan. Cook on medium heat until tender and translucent. 
  5. Add garlic, herbs of choice, salt, pepper. Stir and cook until well combined.
  6. Add broccoli and cook until it turns bright green. 

  7. Add pasta and steak. Stir until mixed well.