Chili Rice Casserole Recipe
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Chili Rice Casserole Recipe

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Even people who try to bypass casseroles can't stay away from this zesty meat-and-rice dish. The seasonings make it irresistible. —Marietta Slater, Justin, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 389 calories, 20g fat (9g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 1048mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 16g protein .


  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  2. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Add the next 10 ingredients; stir well. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or until rice is tender. Stir in cheese during the last 10 minutes of cooking time. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chili Casserole in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p17

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ptuner 48576
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2010

"I thought this recipe was anything BUT gooey and bland. I used brown rice and because I forgot to get onions, I substituted 1 1/2 t. onion powder. Still came out great but next time I want to use regular onions. :-) I was expecting there to be more liquid (like regular chili) but maybe with "Casserole" in the name, there isn't supposed to be. Will definitely make again. Avery"

Bjsherwood 59896
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2009

"This was absolutely wonderful! I only had mild Italian sausage, so used that. So easy! So many complements! I will cut the salt to 1/2 t. next time. Everything else I will keep the same."

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2009

"excellent recipe, definitely would make again. I used ground beef and my DH added some salsa (medium) to it for a little zip---great!!! Thanks for sharing."

alurndal 48575
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2009

"It was a gooy mess....tasteless and bland"

Dredie 47640
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2009

"tried this one yesterday---very good--hubby loved it--I did add chips in last---oh my it was tasty---thank you"

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