Spicey Macaroni and Cheese

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 15

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Ingredients You'll Need

1 lb lean hamburger meat
1 pkg taco seasoning
1 can stewed tomatoes
1 small can green chilis
1 cup water
1 cup beef broth
1 cup elbow macaroni

Cheese Sauce:
2 Tablespoons butter
2 tbsp flour
3/4 cup milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper


Brown and drain hamburger meat.

Stir in taco seasoning, tomatoes, chilis, beef broth, water, and macaroni.

Heat to boiling, reduce heat and cover pan.

Simmer 12-14 mins until macaroni is tender.

Meanwhile, make the cheese sauce.

Melt the butter in a saucepan. Whisk in the flour and cook, 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 until melted.

Add the salt and pepper to the cheese sauce.

Pour the cheese sauce over the hamburger mixture. Stir gently to combine.

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