Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins
My kids like this casserole, they help make it. It's a money saver and I make this often. You can sprinkle your favorite cheese on top the last 1/2 hour of baking. This can be doubled for a potluck dinner.
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1⁄2 cup uncooked rice
- 3 large onions, sliced
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 large green pepper, chopped
- 1 -2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes
- 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
- Heat oven to 350 degrees.
- In large skillet, cook and stir meat, onion and green pepper until meat is brown and vegetables are tender.
- Drain off fat.
- Stir in tomatoes, rice, salt, chili powder and pepper; heat through.
- Pour into ungreased 2-quart casserole.
- Cover bake 1 hour.
I added 4 cloves of garlic to the onion while cooking the hamburger and omitted the green pepper. I also omitted the salt. I used no salt added diced tomatoes that have been soaking with onion and jalapeno peppers for a couple of days. I have to admit, I didnâ€™t think the rice would cook but I went ahead and trusted. I tasted this once it cooled a bit, adding a little parmesan and the pepper, which I didnâ€™t add during the cooking. I felt it was just ok at that point. Ate some for supper and thought it was better but still just ok. Next time I will cut the onion slices in half. It needs something to make it hold together though.
This was incredible!!! I was a little hesitant to try this recipe, but I am so glad I did! I used ground turkey and I addded a little more salt. I also only added 1 very large onion. Three large onions seemed like alot! It tasted wonderful! This is so easy so I definatley will be making this soon! Thanks for a keeper!
This is to replace my original review w/o actually excluding it. My original gave this 4 stars - "This was very good, even with the substitutions I had to make for my diet - ground turkey instead of ground beef. I had bought crushed tomatoes and thought maybe I'd go ahead and use up the small tomato in the fridge and chopped that up too. I must have bought super huge onions, probably only used 1 1/2 sliced large onions. Everything tasted great together and BF enjoyed it, also (which is always a plus). Thank you for sharing. :) ï¿½ Jul 24, 2006". Now, I would like to add that this dish is even better as leftovers. BF and I had the leftovers 2 days after I made it. The flavors had had more time to blend and it made this casserole even more enjoyable and I up my rating from 4 to 5! :)