10 Reviews

The olives really were a nice touch, but it wasn't really anything we would make again.

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ceashel April 20, 2002

Wonderful. The green olives really added a nice taste. I think I'd increase the oregano, garlic powder and cumin to 1/4 teaspoon to start with the next time I make this. I cooked 1 cup of dry rice and add all of it by mistake but it did not matter. Still tasted great!

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Charlotte J April 12, 2002

I made this for for a group of 23 Native men and boys; they left nothing behind. That says it all. A chef at the feast we attended suggested adding wild rice to the casserole; will definitely try that next time.

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Suzy K. July 14, 2014

A friend gave me this recipe years ago. Her recipe called for 1 1/4 cup brown minute rice. After the meat is browned, stir everything together, and simmer 5 minutes before pouring into baking dish. This is a family favorite!

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mrstammys July 18, 2013

Great post....made a few alterations as that is just what I do, but this dish made for a great meal..thnx 4 the post

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Chef 'Diva Divine March 04, 2009

This was great. I used ground turkey instead of beef. I left out the olives and bay leaf and added a chopped green bell pepper. Next time I woudl add more rice and a little more spices. But, overall I thought it was delicious. My husband loved it too.

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agent_attardo April 02, 2008

I thought this was just great. It was easy to prepare and quick to cook. DH works out of town, so I gave 1/2 to him and left 1/2 for me and kids. To me, this one's a keeper! Thank you for sharing! LA :-)

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L.A. Stewart January 23, 2008

My husband and I both loved this dish! It was quick and easy to make, perfect weeknight supper. I don't like olives but this dish tasted so good I didn't even notice them. This one is a keeper.

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Go Gators October 23, 2006

I liked this as did my other half. It was a good way to use leftover rice. It was a good hardy meal for a cool autumn evening.

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Becky Farlow October 17, 2003

This recipe was certainly easy to make. However I gave it a four because one kid loved it, one hated it and hubby was in between! I also added some eggplant (I'm into hidden vegies) which may have changed the opinion a bit.

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Wendy Archer April 16, 2002
Cherokee Casserole