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Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole loaded with vegetables, a hearty meal that is super nutritious and delicious. It's an easy dinner idea that is always a big hit with us. You can use any fresh or frozen vegetables you have around, plus any beans or pulses too for a filling dish. It's a great way to use up canned products you have in the cupboard, and it tastes absolutely delicious. Comfort food at its best!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: International
Keyword: ground beef recipes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 450 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 750 g ground beef (beef mince)
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 carrots
  • 1/2 cup sweetcorn
  • 1/2 cup cooked black beans
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 4 cups beef stock (broth)
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • fresh parsley to garnish
  • 1/2 cup rice
Instructions
  1. Peel and chop the onion and garlic.

  2. Heat up the oil, add the onion and garlic, and fry gently until soft.

  3. Add the ground beef, and use a wooden spoon to break it, and stir until no longer pink and the water released is evaporated.

  4. Add the rice, beans, chopped carrots and sweetcorn, pour over the beef broth, and leave to cook for 10 minutes.

  5. Add the broccoli florets, and leave to cook again until all the liquid is absorbed.

  6. Season to taste and transfer to an oven-proof dish.

  7. Top with cheese and chopped tomatoes and bake in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius (360 Fahrenheit) for about 15 minutes or until the cheese had melted.

  8. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Ground Beef and Rice Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 450 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Cholesterol 98mg33%
Sodium 866mg36%
Potassium 867mg25%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 3620IU72%
Vitamin C 17.2mg21%
Calcium 128mg13%
Iron 3.5mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.