Cheesy Beef ‘n’ Rice
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min.
- 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 cups water
- 2 medium carrots, shredded
- 2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried minced onion
- 1 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- In a large saucepan, saute rice and garlic in butter until golden brown. Stir in water, carrots, bouillon, parsley, salt, basil and onion. Bring to a boil. reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in beef. Transfer to a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Cover and bake at 325° for 45 minutes, stirring twice. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 310 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 417mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.
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Aug 18, 2010
Love this recipe. It is so quick and tasty! I keep this recipe handy for when I need to fix something in a hurry. The beef bouillon and parsley really make it something tasty!
Nov 15, 2008
This is an easy, tasty dish. Most of my family prefers it served with ketchup--seems a little bland without anything.