Mexican Rice Casserole

Recipe by Pam-I-Am
READY IN: 50mins




  • Place the 2 cups of water and long grain rice in a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, place a lid on, set timer for 20 minutes and cook rice until done.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a skillet, brown ground beef and drain. Place in a large mixing bowl.
  • In large mixing bowl, add the jar of salsa to the ground beef. Also add chili powder, Mexicorn, rice and salt. Mix with a wooden spoon until combined well.
  • Spray a 2 quart casserole dish. Put rice mixture into dish. Cover with a lid or foil and bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  • At 30 minutes, take off lid/foil. Add shredded cheddar cheese evenly over top and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve.