Wild Rice and Beef Casserole

Dinner ready in 55 minutes! Enjoy this rice and beef casserole baked to perfection - a hearty meal.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
package (6.2 oz) fast-cooking long-grain and wild rice mix
1
can (10.75 oz) condensed tomato soup
1/4
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 3 Meanwhile, make rice mix as directed on package—except omit butter. Stir rice mixture, soup, milk and pepper into beef. Spoon into casserole.
  • 4 Cover and bake 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and mixture is hot.

Expert Tips

For 10 grams of fat and 320 calories per serving, substitute ground turkey breast for the ground beef and use reduced-fat Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
1260mg
1260%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.