Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole

8
Servings
15m
Prep Time
35m
Cook Time
50m
Ready In


"Yet another "what do I have in my pantry" desperation meal created one night when I wasn't expecting to have to cook. Feel free to substitute whatever you might have on-hand or think you would like better."

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (299.3 g)
  • Calories 440
  • Total Fat - 21.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 94.4 mg
  • Sodium - 769.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 22.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.3 g
  • Sugars - 4 g
  • Protein - 37 g
  • Calcium - 300.5 mg
  • Iron - 4.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 6.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Brown ground beef and onion together until beef is lightly browned; drain most of excess liquid.

Step 2

Prepare rice according to package directions using the water: Bring water to a boil. Stir in rice, reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.

Step 3

Reserve 1/4 cup grated cheese; combine remaining ingredients with the ground beef and spoon into a 2-quart casserole dish.

Step 4

Bake at 350F for 30 minutes; sprinkle reserved cheese over the top and bake an additional 5 minutes.

Step 5

Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

Tips & Variations


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