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Hamburger Salsa Casserole

The Old Fat Guy
A delicioius, easy casserole with a touch of salsa jazz!
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 250 ml uncooked macaroni 1 cup
  • 25 ml butter 2 tbsp
  • 125 ml onion, chopped ½ cup
  • 300 g lean ground beef ⅔ pound
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 10 ml Italian seasoning 2 tsp
  • 5 ml pepper 1 tsp
  • 25 ml flour 2 tbsp
  • 250 ml milk 1 cup
  • 500 ml shredded cheese 2 cups (about 140 g (5 oz))
  • 250 ml salsa 1 cup
  • 4 slices process cheese

Instructions
 

  • Cook the macaroni per the package instructions and drain.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium high heat. Saute onions until they start to get soft.
  • Add the beef and saute, breaking the beef up with a spoon, until beef is cooked through
  • Add the Italian seasoning, pepper, and garlic. Stir until seasonings become fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add the flour and stir to mix. Add the milk and cook, stirring until the mixture thickens, 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add the shredded cheese and mix until melted and incorporated into the sauce. Remove from heat.
  • Spray a casserole with baking spray. Put ½ the meat mixture into the casserole. Cover with ½ the macaroni. Spread ½ the salsa over the macaroni. Repeat with remaining meat mixture, macaroni, and salsa.
  • Cook, uncovered, in a 350 F (175 C) oven for 40 minutes.
  • Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Keyword casserole, cheese, hamburger, macaroni, pasta