Super Easy Ground Beef & Rice Casserole

So easy, you won t believe it!
So I needed something that didn t require too much work time, cook time didn t matter. Found an easy recipe buried in some website, but it needed a couple modifications to give it some flavor. I think next time I will cut the onion down, and add some green pepper also. Also some heat would be nice, but my wife liked it like this.

  1. main
  2. 1 lb lean ground beef
  3. 1 envelope onion soup/dip mix
  4. 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  5. 1 can water (I used about 85-90% soup can full)
  6. 1 cup uncooked rice (not instant I used parboiled brown rice)
  7. 1 medium chopped onion
  8. ground black pepper
  9. 1 tbsp Italian dried spice (optional)
  10. finish
  11. 1 cup shredded cheese
  12. garnish
  13. chopped green onion (optional)
  1. What you need a bowl and casserole dish both about 2 quarts (2 liters) in size
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F
  3. Change Break up your ground beef into the bowl
  4. Change Just add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl except cheese and green onions if using
  5. Change Just mix the ingredients in the bowl together
  6. Give your casserole dish a spray with oil Dump your meat mixture into the dish
  7. Even the top out Cover and place in oven MAKE SURE IT IS COVERED If it is not covered your rice will not cook!
  8. Bake for one hour
  9. Change Remove from oven uncover sprinkle cheese on top Place back in oven (uncovered) until cheese is melted and optionally browned to your desire
  10. Remove from oven cover let sit for 10 minutes to let the rice settle and the whole thing to solidify some before serving
  11. Change Serve garnish with green onion cilantro or parsley if desired

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