Skillet Chili Macaroni and Cheese

taken from melskitchencafe

1 lb ground beef
1 onion chopped (I've even used onion powder when I didn't have an onion)
3/4 T chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp salt
3 garlic cloves minced
1 T brown sugar
2 8oz cans tomato sauce
2 c. water
2 c. elbow macaroni (8 oz)
1 c. corn
1 4.5 oz can green chilies
2 c. shredded cheese

Cook onion and beef with chili powder, salt and cumin.  Stir in garlic and brown sugar and cook until garlic is fragrant.  Stir in tomato sauce, water and macaroni.  Cover and cook and a constant simmer, stirring often until the macaroni is tender.  Stir in 1 c. of cheese, corn and green chilies.  Sprinkle remaining cheese over top, cover and let sit until cheese is melted.