Cheesy Beef and Tomato Casserole

Cheesy Beef and Tomato Casserole

This hearty beef casserole feeds six and can be ready for the oven in less than 30 minutes. Get a head start by using thawed Make-Ahead Ground Beef in place of the ground beef, onion and salt and pepper.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
3/4
cup uncooked medium-grain white rice
1
cup water
1
medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (2 cups)
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (19 oz) Progresso® Vegetable Classics tomato basil soup
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Place rice and water in baking dish; stir to mix. Layer cooked beef, zucchini and tomato over rice. Pour soup over top. Cut 16x12-inch sheet of foil; spray with cooking spray. Cover dish with foil, sprayed side down.
  3. Bake 40 minutes. Uncover dish; sprinkle cheese over top. Bake uncovered 10 to 15 minutes longer or until edges are bubbly and cheese is lightly browned.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Use your garden-harvested zucchini in this hearty entrée. Large zucchini can be used if the slices are cut into quarters.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 830mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.