DOWN 'N' DIRTY RICE CASSEROLE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

While I have often made dirty rice from a mix, I have never before made it from scratch. This is the recipe that convinced me, probably because of the added cheese!
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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
ground chuck
1 1/4 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
2 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 Tbsp
butter
3 c
cooked rice
1 can(s)
(med.) chopped tomatoes, drained
salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 c
milk
1/3 c
sour cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet, brown the ground chuck over medium heat. Drain.
2
In a medium skillet, cook celery and onion in 1 Tbsp. butter for 5-10 minutes over medium-low heat, until almost tender, but not browned.
3
In a large casserole dish, mix all ingredients together except the cheese.
4
Sprinkle the shredded Cheddar over the top of the mixture and bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 25 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pasta, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #cheesy, #veggies, #meaty