Rice-A-Roni Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Roxi3617

Also affectionately known around our house as "ugly casserole". I don't remember where I oringinally found this recipe but I've been making it for over 15 years. Everyone in the family loves this stuff. I hope your family will enjoy it, too.

Top Review by catmaniacs

This was a little dry. I will make it again using another 1/2 cup water. Thanks for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 (6 1/4 ounce) boxes Rice-A-Roni
  • 2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup
  • 4 cups hot water
  • 1 (6 ounce) can Durkee onions


  1. Brown beef in a skillet; drain off grease.
  2. Place drained beef in a large bowl. Add seasoning packets from rice mix, soup, and water. Whisk until thoroughly blended. Mix in rice and noodles from boxes.
  3. Place in a greased 9 x 13" glass casserole dish.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
  5. Remove from oven and stir thoroughly, making sure to scrape the bottom of the casserole, so the rice isn't sticking.
  6. Return it to the oven and bake 10 minutes more, sprinkling the onions over the top for the last 3 minutes.

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