Rating: 4 stars
4 Ratings
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This classic kid-friendly casserole recipe is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. It's comfort food at its finest.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 1997


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 375°.

  • Cook first 3 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until meat is browned, stirring to crumble. Add water and next 6 ingredients (water through chiles); bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover and simmer an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside.

  • Combine the rice, sour cream, sliced green onions, and milk in a bowl. Spoon rice mixture into a 9-inch baking dish. Top with beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

  • Note: The beef mixture could also be used as a filling for burritos.

Nutrition Facts

442 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 13g; saturated fat 6.8g; mono fat 3.9g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 25.1g; carbohydrates 56.7g; fiber 3.9g; cholesterol 64mg; iron 5mg; sodium 394mg; calcium 290mg.