Cheeseburger Macaroni

Recipe

1 lb lean hamburger meat
1 pkg taco seasoning
1 can Rotel tomatoes and green chilies (or petite diced tomatoes)
2 cups beef broth (or water)
1 cup elbow macaroni
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Brown and drain hamburger meat.
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Stir in taco seasoning,
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Rotel,
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beef broth,
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and macaroni.
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Heat to boiling. Reduce heat and cover pan. Simmer 12-14 mins until macaroni is tender.

Meanwhile, make the cheese sauce….

2 Tablespoons butter
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2 tbsp flour
3/4 cup milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
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Melt the butter in a saucepan.
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Whisk in the flour and cook,
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whisking for 5 minutes until fragrant and light brown in color. Whisk in the milk and bring to a boil. Whisk until smooth and thickened. Remove from heat and stir in the shredded cheddar cheese
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until melted.
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Add the salt and pepper to the cheese sauce. Pour the cheese sauce over the hamburger mixture.
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Stir gently to combine.
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