In a large poIn a large pot, add chicken broth and broccoli. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. t, cook ground beef over medium heat .
While simmering, melt butter in a large saucepan. Whisk in the flour and cook for another minute (or until golden brown).
Whisk in milk and cook for an additional 5 minutes until the sauce thickens.
Add cheese and stir until it is all melted. Add salt and garlic pepper.
Pour cheese sauce into the large pot and stir until well combined.
Add more milk for a thinner consistency and add any additional salt and pepper needed. Top with bacon pieces. Serve warm. ENJOY