Cheeseburger Macaroni

Had an order for Champagne cupcakes. Wanted to share with you what I created. These are Pink Champagne Cupcakes…
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When I made these, I also made a quick and easy dinner…

recipe

◦1 lb lean ground beef
◦1/2 onion, diced
◦2 Tbsp taco seasoning
◦1 (10 oz) can mild Rotel
◦2 cups beef broth
◦1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
◦2 Tbsp butter
◦2 Tbsp flour
◦3/4 cup milk
◦4 oz. of sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
◦1/2 tsp salt
◦pepper to taste
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1.In a skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef
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and onion;
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drain off any grease.
2.Add taco seasoning,
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Rotel,
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beef broth,
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and macaroni;
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stir until well blended.
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Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to simmer and cover pan.
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3.Simmer 12-14 mins until macaroni is tender.
4.While the hamburger mixture simmers, melt the 2 Tbsp butter in a saucepan.
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Whisk in the flour
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and cook 2 minutes until fragrant and light brown in color.
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5.Slowly whisk in the milk and bring to a boil. Cook while whisking until smooth and thickened to the consistency of gravy.
6.Remove from heat and blend in the shredded cheddar cheese until melted.
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Add the salt and pepper to the cheese sauce. Pour the cheese sauce over the cooked hamburger mixture. Stir gently to combine.
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