A quick / easy ground beef recipe is a pasta dish that will be on your table all week! So creamy and so comforting!
8 ounces of pasta shells medium
1 tablespoon of olive oil.
1 pound of ground beef.
1/2 medium sweet onion, diced.
2 garlic cloves minced
1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning.
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour.
2 cups of beef broth.
1 (15 ounces) can tomato sauce.
3/4 cup thick cream.
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
6 ounces extra grated cheddar cheese, about 1 1/2 cups.
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta according to the packing instructions; drain well.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and cook until golden, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the beef during cooking; drain the excess fat. Put aside.
Add the onion to the pan and cook for about 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently until translucent. Stir in garlic and Italian seasoning until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Stir in flour until lightly browned, about 1 minute.
Gradually add beef broth and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until mixture is reduced and slightly thickened, about 6-8 minutes.
Stir in pasta, beef and heavy cream until warm, about 1-2 minutes; Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in cheese until melted, about 2 minutes.