Kitty's Chinese Casserole

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Katrina Freed

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@Kat19702

Decades ago a recipe for this casserole was passed around the neighborhood and everyone on our street loved it.

I lost the recipe and just recently spent some time making up this new one. If I could ever find the original I think mine would still make the grade. It passed the husband test and the brother in law test!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a simple, economical casserole that is full of flavor. The fresh vegetables not only add texture but so much flavor. The mixture of sauces adds savoriness to this dish. The soups mixed with the rice makes and the chow mein noodles on top add a wonderful crunch. This casserole should be a staple in everyone's recipe box for those busy weeknights. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    white onion, chopped
  • 2 - 1/2 c
    fresh mushrooms, sliced or quartered
  • 1 c
    celery, chopped
  • 1 c
    rice, uncooked (white)
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1 Tbsp
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
    chow mein noodles

How to Make Kitty's Chinese Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large skillet brown ground beef and onion and drain off access grease if necessary. Lean ground beef will not have grease.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine ground beef and all other ingredients except chow mein noodles.
  3. Pour mixture into large casserole dish or oblong baking bakeware sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Cover with foil.
  4. Bake for 50 min at 350 degrees.
  5. Remove from oven and top with chow mein noodles.
  6. Return to oven for additional 10 minutes or until noodles are warm and slightly browned.

    Variations on this recipe would include using brown rice rather than white and instead of ground beef substitute chicken.

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About Kitty's Chinese Casserole

Course/Dish: Beef Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Asian
Hashtags: #Casserole #chinese



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