Gaucho Casserole

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by bmcnichol

One of my favorite caseroles that is quick and easy to make.

Top Review by children from A to Z

Made this last night, everyone cleaned their plates. I did have to microwave it for 5 min. after the rice sat for 8 min. I used brown minute rice and wasn't done. After microwaving for 5 min. It was done. Followed the rest of the recipe and came out delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Crumble the beef and mix with onion and pepper in a microwave dish.
  2. Cover and microwave on high for 41/2 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, stirring every 2 minutes and drain.
  3. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, taco seasoning and chili powder.
  4. Cover and microwave on high for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes or until bubbly, stirring every 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in rice.
  6. Transfer to a shallow dish coated with cooking spray.
  7. Cover and let stand for 6-8 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  8. Sprinkle with cheese.
  9. Cover and microwave on high for another minute or until cheese is melted.

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