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Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole
Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

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Cook Minutes 1 Hr 15 Min
Prep : 25 Min Cook: 50 Min
Here's a tasty way to make a pound of ground beef serve four: a hearty beef and rice casserole made with Mexican-style cheese and taco seasoning.
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4 Servings
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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1 lb. (450 g) extra-lean ground beef
1-1/2 cups Cracker Barrel Shredded Creamy Mexicana Cheese, divided
1 pkg. (35 g) 30%-less-sodium taco seasoning mix
1 cup long-grain white rice, uncooked
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, corn, peas)
1-3/4 cups undrained canned no-salt-added diced tomatoes
1 cup salsa
1 cup 25%-less-sodium chicken broth
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Step 1
Heat oven to 375ºF.
Step 2
Brown meat in large nonstick skillet. Reserve 1 cup cheese. Add remaining cheese and all remaining ingredients to meat in skillet; mix well.
Step 3
Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; cover.
Step 4
Bake 40 to 50 min. or until rice is tender. Top with reserved cheese; bake, uncovered, 5 min. or until melted.
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Garnish this tasty casserole with chopped fresh tomatoes and cilantro before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 19 g
29 %
Saturated fat 10 g
50 %
Cholesterol 95 mg
Sodium 1050 mg
44 %
Total carbohydrate 60 g
20 %
Dietary fibre 5 g
20 %
Sugars 8 g
Protein 40 g
Vitamin A
25 %
Vitamin C
40 %
25 %
40 %
4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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