Thursday, February 9, 2017
Mexican Rice Casserole
Mexican Rice Casserole 1 lb ground beef 1 cup long grain rice 2 cups water 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa 1 (11 ounce) can mexicorn (Green Giant makes it if you cant find it use regular corn) 1 teaspoon chili powder 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded Place the 2 cups of water and long grain rice in a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, place a lid on, set timer for 20 minutes and cook rice until done. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a skillet, brown ground beef and drain. Place in a large mixing bowl. In large mixing bowl, add the jar of salsa to the ground beef. Also add chili powder, Mexicorn, rice and salt. Mix with a wooden spoon until combined well. Spray a 2 quart casserole dish. Put rice mixture into dish. Cover with a lid or foil and bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. At 30 minutes, take off lid/foil. Add shredded cheddar cheese evenly over top and bake for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from oven and serve.