+For 4 people:
° 8 ounces medium pasta shells
° 1 tablespoon olive oil
° 1 pound ground beef
°1/2 medium onion, diced
°2 cloves minced garlic
° 1/2 teaspoon Italian season
° 2 tsp flour
° 2 c beef broth
°1 can of tomato sauce (15 ounces)
°3/4 c heavy cream
° Salt & black pepper
°6 ounces sharp shredded cheddar cheese, about 1 1/2 cups
In saucepan of boil salt water, cooking pasta according to pack directions; drain well.
The second step
Heat olive oil in skillet on medium heat. Add ground beef and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, taking care to finely chop the meat as it cooks; Drain the excess fat. Put aside.
Add onions to skillet and cook 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent. Stirring in garlic & Italian season until fragrant, for 1 minute.
Stir in the flour until it turns slightly brown, about a minute.
Gradually add the meat broth and tomato sauce. Reach boiling point.Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until mixture has reduced and thickened slightly, about 68 minutes.
Add pasta, beef, and heavy cream until completely heated through, 1-2 minutes; Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir the cheese until it melts for two minutes.