My mother fixed this casserole at least once a month, we loved it and still do. It is not a very colorful dish, but if you would like to add a little color drain a small can of mandarin oranges and place a few on top just before serving.
1Brown onions and celery in butter, remove from heat
brown hamburger and raw rice together.
Grease 2 qt casserole dish.
2In large bowl combine soups, add soy sauce, water,pepper stir well, add browned onions and celery, meat and rice, stir well, add sliced water chestnuts, stir in bean sprouts. Pour into prepared casserole dish
3Bake at 350 covered for 30 minutes then uncover and bake for 30 more minutes uncovered.
serve over warm crisp noodles, pass the soy sauce.