This had a lot more flavor than I expected; DH loved the heartiness of this. I diced in mushrooms I needed to use, added extra garlic, and used brown rice. B/c of the brown rice, I needed about a cup more of water and about 20 min more cooking time. This is a great weeknight staple. I paired with a tossed salad and green beans.
Just excellent. Instead of tomatoes/sauce I used a jar of Ragu. I also added 1 tsp each of basil, thyme, and oregano. Added extra garlic, too. Wonderful dish my whole family enjoyed.
I too have Better Homes and Gardens Low-Cost Cooking cookbook, but hadn't noticed it either. Good thing you posted the recipe, otherwise it still would be unnoticed. I don't care for green pepper, so used red and I used beef stock instead of water. Served the cheese at the table.:)
This was really bland to me. The men in my life liked it and it made good leftovers for them, but I didn't care for it. I even added some italian sausage and italian seasoning, but it didn't seem to help much. My 2 year old did like it and ate quite a bit of it.
I've made a variation of this for years, but instead of rice, I put uncooked elbow macaroni in,along with an undrained can of corn and some chili powder.(not enough to make it taste like chili). After everything is cooked, top with the cheese and cover until the cheese is slightly melted. Yummy.
I dont usually do one skillet meals but this was not bad, added jalapeños, used v8 instead of sauce and added extra sharp cheddar at the end. Hubby had a second helping and Miss Vicky woofed for some so it must be good :)
We enjoyed this easy meal. I always have trouble with the rice cooking in these things so next time I think I'll use cooked rice like another reviewer. I'll be making this again. Thanks for posting.
This one was quick and easy, which is what I was looking for. I used 1 1/2 cups of cooked rice I had left over (and omitted the water), so it went even faster. I used 1/2 cup of frozen chopped bell peppers and 1/2 cup of frozen chopped onions. It didn't look that appetizing to the kids initially (one is very finicky) so I let them scoop the casserole up with Fritos Scoops or roll it up in flour tortillas. We also added a bit of sour cream on top to enhance the flavor and some ground red pepper for those who like it a bit spicy. With a little modification, this one turned into something everyone enjoyed.
Great, quick dinner. Easy to make and delicious. So good that my husband finished off the supposed left overs. I'll definitely make it again.
This is great! Though I had to leave out the green peppers, it was still really good. Very easy to throw together and a good comfort food meal. Thanks!