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cheez - y corn beef casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cynthia Weaver
Woodbury, TN

What do you do with extra ground beef? Use items you have on hand to make a new twist on an old idea.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheez - y corn beef casserole

  • 2 c
    beef broth or stock
  • 1 c
    rice, medium or long grain
  • 1 lb
    ground beef, chuck or round or low fat
  • 1 can
    cheddar cheese soup, condensed
  • 1 can
    whole kernel corn, no salt added (14.5 ounce) - do not drain off liquid
  • 1 c
    crushed cheez - it crackers (or the equivalent of another brand)

How To Make cheez - y corn beef casserole

  • 1
    Start by putting beef broth in pot and bring to a boil. Add the rice and bring back to the boil, then lower heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, brown the ground beef in a large skillet. Break up large lumps and cook thoroughly. Pour off any excess fat or liquid.
  • 3
    Add to the cooked ground beef one can of corn, liquid and all, and then add the cheddar cheese soup and mix well. Keep this on low heat until rice is ready.
  • 4
    Lightly grease a 2 qt. casserole or 8 x 10 baking pan. Pour the rice into the pan and sprinkle half the crushed crackers evenly over the rice.
  • Serve it up!
    Carefully spoon the beef and corn mixture over the rice and crackers. Top with the remaining cracker crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven. Mixture will be bubbly. Serve with a spatula so you get plenty of rice with each serving.