cheesy rice and beef bake

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By sherry monfils
from worcester, MA

This is great for ingredients you probably already have on hand.

serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesy rice and beef bake

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 15 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1-1/2 c
    white rice
  • 3 c
    beef broth or water
  • 1 c
    low-fat cottage cheese, drained
  • 1/2 c
    light sour cream
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
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How To Make cheesy rice and beef bake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350. Spray a 2-quart baking dish w/ cooking spray. Add rice and broth, or water to saucepan over medium heat. Bring to boil, reduce heat to low. Cover, cook until all liquid is absorbed.
  • 2
    Cook beef in lg skillet over med-high heat, until browned. Drain off any fat. Remove pan from heat. Add tomato sauce to beef. In lg bowl, add rice, cottage cheese and sour cream, season w/ salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Spoon 1/2 the rice mix into baking dish, top w/ 1/2 the meat mix. Sprinkle w/ 1/2 the cheese, repeat layers. Bake 10 mins, or until cheese is melted.
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