Fiesta Casserole

mary hendricks

By
@mahend65

this can be made with ground beef, ground chicken or turkey.. great served with your fav. chips , tortilla or fritos are my kids faves..


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 -1 1*2 lb
ground meat (your choice)
2 pkg
chicken rice (knorr is what i use . flavor is spot on)
1 can(s)
rotel tomatoes ( i use green chili thou some like it hotter )
1 jar(s)
ragu cheese sauce ( by the spaghetti sauces in the store. its the orange one)
1 jar(s)
salsa
1 pkg
taco seasoning

Directions Step-By-Step

1
cook rice as directed on packages
Brown meat and add taco spice. (I make my own with coriander, cumin, garlic ,onion chili pepper, pepper , salt, ) Pre pack is fine
add rotel tomatoes .. simmer for 4 minutes
2
spread rice in 9 x 13 dish. top with meat. top with salsa ( any is fine My kids tend to like it with the peach or the sweeter type salsa as the rotel toms have a bite.. )
top with ragu cheese sauce
3
bake for 30 minutes at 350. Pull from oven and allow to rest for at least `15 minutes , Get your chips and DIG IN!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese, #ground