Cheesy Beef and Rice Casserole

Cheesy Beef and Rice Casserole

Cheesy Beef & Rice Casserole

(Recipe by Miranda Mowbray, Biting Life)


Ingredients (serves 4):

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 onion, minced

canola oil

1lb ground beef (MIH*: ground turkey)


ground pepper

1 cup frozen peas

1 cup crushed tomatoes

1/4 cup chicken stock

1 cup cooked rice (MIH: brown rice)

2/3 cup + 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1/2 cup light sour cream

1/4 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp dried parsley



Preheat oven to 350˚.

Prepare an 8×8 glass baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.

Sauté onions, garlic, and ground beef with canola oil in a large sauté pan. Season with salt and pepper.

When ground beef is mostly brown (but still slightly pink), remove from heat and place in bowl.

Stir peas, crushed tomatoes, chicken stock, rice, 2/3 cup cheese, sour cream, paprika, and parsley in with the beef mixture until thoroughly combined. Add more salt and pepper.

Pour casserole mixture into baking dish and cook for 15 minutes.

Open the oven and sprinkle the top of the dish with the rest of the cheese, and cook for 15 more minutes.



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