Spanish Rice and Beef Casserole

Total Time
10 mins
45 mins

This is one of our favorite, easy, after-work comfort food casseroles....Very quick and simple to make, and my kids love it! Hope you like it too...

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  • 1 lb ground chuck
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 cup Minute Rice (uncooked)
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry vegetable soup mix (Lipton's)
  • 1 (11 3/4 ounce) can campbell's tomato soup
  • 1 12 cups water
  • 1 12 cups colby-monterey jack cheese, shredded


  1. Brown the ground chuck with the minced garlic and drain.
  2. Crumble the ground chuck in the bottom of a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish.
  3. Sprinkle Minute Rice over the ground chuck.
  4. Sprinkle Vegetable Soup Mix evenly on top.
  5. Mix tomato soup and water, and then pour evenly over the top.
  6. Sprinkle shredded cheese evenly over the top.
  7. Bake, covered, in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. Then uncover and bake for an additional 15 minutes.