Fiesta Casserole

mary hendricks


this can be made with ground beef, ground chicken or turkey.. great served with your fav. chips , tortilla or fritos are my kids faves..


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20 Min
30 Min


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1 -1 1*2 lb
ground meat (your choice)
2 pkg
chicken rice (knorr is what i use . flavor is spot on)
1 can(s)
rotel tomatoes ( i use green chili thou some like it hotter )
1 jar(s)
ragu cheese sauce ( by the spaghetti sauces in the store. its the orange one)
1 jar(s)
1 pkg
taco seasoning

How to Make Fiesta Casserole


  • 1cook rice as directed on packages
    Brown meat and add taco spice. (I make my own with coriander, cumin, garlic ,onion chili pepper, pepper , salt, ) Pre pack is fine
    add rotel tomatoes .. simmer for 4 minutes
  • 2spread rice in 9 x 13 dish. top with meat. top with salsa ( any is fine My kids tend to like it with the peach or the sweeter type salsa as the rotel toms have a bite.. )
    top with ragu cheese sauce
  • 3bake for 30 minutes at 350. Pull from oven and allow to rest for at least `15 minutes , Get your chips and DIG IN!

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About Fiesta Casserole

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese, #ground

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