What could be tastier than this satisfying Tex-Mex Beef & Rice Casserole? Layers of cheesy rice and Tex-Mex flavoured beef are baked before topping with crushed tortilla chips to satisfy your hungry family. And if you're lucky, there may even be leftovers for lunch the next day! Why wait? Serve this deliciously flavourful rice casserole dish as part of your dinner tonight!
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 8 Servings
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1 lb. (450 g) extra-lean ground beef
1 tub (227 g) Philadelphia Cream Cheese Product
1 pkg. (35 g) 30%-less-sodium taco seasoning mix
2 Tbsp. milk
1 can (14 fl oz/398 mL) fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (341 mL) corn, undrained
1/2 cup chopped onions
3 cups cooked long-grain white rice
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
1 cup crushed tortilla chips
3 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Brown meat in large nonstick skillet. Meanwhile, mix cream cheese product, taco seasoning mix and milk until blended.
Drain meat; return to skillet. Add cream cheese mixture, tomatoes, corn and onions; mix well.
Combine rice and 1/2 cup cheddar in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; spread to cover bottom of dish. Top with meat mixture and remaining cheddar; cover.
Bake 30 min. or until heated through. Top with crushed chips and cilantro.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with a mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing.
Substitute 1-1/2 cups of your favourite variety of salsa for the fire-roasted tomatoes.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 15 g
Saturated fat 8 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 580 mg
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 19 g
8 servings, 1/8 recipe 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.