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Easy Chow Mein Casserole

Easy Chow Mein Casserole
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4
Casseroles featuring meat, rice and vegetables are meal-in-one sensations super for weekday suppers.
Updated March 6, 2010
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic pepper blend
  • 1 cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
  • 1 3/4 cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce (from 10-oz bottle)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 can (28 oz) stir-fry vegetables, rinsed, drained
  • 1/2 cup chow mein noodles
  • 1/4 cup cashew pieces, if desired
  • Additional teriyaki sauce, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, crumble beef; sprinkle with garlic pepper. Cook over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2
    In ungreased 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish, mix beef, rice, broth, 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce and the water. Stir in vegetables. Cover baking dish with foil.
  • 3
    Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until rice is tender. Uncover and stir; sprinkle with chow mein noodles and cashews. Bake uncovered 10 to 15 minutes longer or until noodles and cashews are golden brown.

  • Piping-hot egg rolls and dipping sauces from the deli along with a fruit salad complete this casserole supper.
  • Try any blend of Asian vegetables in this recipe. Instead of the cashews, you can use peanuts or almonds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
11%
Sodium
1290mg
54%
Potassium
600mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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