Mom's Best Turkey or Hamburger Rice Casserole

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I know there are a lot of different variations out there, but this is how my Mom made it for me and my picky siblings growing up!! It's a very good meal, and I won't be offended if anyone decides to add veggies, there aren't any in this. Every now and then when I have the time I'll chop up an onion and throw it in, and have thought about adding corn & stewed tomatoes. *NOTE* I normally use cream of chicken for the turkey variation and cream of mushroom or cream of celery for the beef variation.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown meat in a skillet with onion powder, celery salt, salt and pepper.
  2. In a large pot over medium high heat, whisk together cream soup, water, and soy sauce.
  3. Add rice and meat, bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, do not cover.
  5. Pour into a greased casserole dish with a lid.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour at 350 degrees.
  7. *NOTE* When I make the beef variation I like to add two teaspoons of beef granules. Or two beef cubes for more of a beefy flavor.


Most Helpful

ok. Very bland and not very exciting flavorwise BUT it is filling and inocuous so the toddler will eat it. Don't think I'll make again but it was worth trying. Thanks for posting.

The Amaze-Ing Me March 28, 2009

Growing up in MN we ate this often. I had forgotten about it and hadnt made it in a long time. Your recipe is similar to my mothers, except this time I used reduced sodium soy sauce and I also added a can of corn. (mom used to add the corn) It brought back good memories and really is a yummy dish. Thanks for reminding me how good casseroles are!

Dissie June 22, 2008

My whole family like it. it is a keeper

Keith #2 May 30, 2008

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