Hearty Ground Beef And Rice Casserole Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: December 24, 2021

This amazing casserole is made with lean ground beef, green beans, corn, mozzarella cheese and wild rice. It only takes 30 minutes to bake!


Hearty Ground Beef And Rice Casserole Recipe

How To Make Hearty Ground Beef And Rice Casserole

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 40 mins
Total: 50 mins


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • oz yellow onion, (1pc), large, diced
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 cup brown rice, cooked
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded & divided
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & ground black pepper , to taste

To serve:

  • Mixed vegetables, (corn kernels, green peas, & carrots), cooked to your preference


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. While your oven warms up, grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. Heat up oil over a large skillet then add & saute onions briefly.

  3. Add the ground beef to the skillet and saute for roughly 7 minutes until the beef is well browned. Drain any excess oil.

  4. Lower the heat to medium then mix in the rice, tomato sauce, broth, one cup of cheese, & garlic powder.

  5. Stir the ingredients until they are well blended and simmer them for 3 minutes.

  6. Season with salt & pepper to taste and adjust accordingly.

  7. Transfer the mixture onto the prepared baking dish and bake it in the oven for 15 minutes.

  8. While waiting for the casserole to finish baking, combine the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and sour cream in a small mixing bowl.

  9. After 15 minutes, spread the cheese mixture over the casserole and bake it for an additional 15 minutes.

  10. Once your casserole is done baking, allow it to cool briefly then serve it with roughly 1 tablespoon mixed vegetables.


  • Sugar: 3g
  • :
  • Calcium: 255mg
  • Calories: 493kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 103mg
  • Fat: 38g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 491mg
  • Protein: 24g
  • Saturated Fat: 16g
  • Sodium: 658mg
  • Vitamin A: 655IU
  • Vitamin C: 6mg
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