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Sauerkraut-Beef Bake

My husband goes to school and works full-time, and I'm the mother of a 1-year old. With a busy schedule like ours, this quick recipe of pantry staples is just perfect!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (27 ounces) sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1/2 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 soup can water
  • 2 tablespoons onion soup mix
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained, optional


  • In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  • In a greased 2-qt. baking dish, combine the beef, sauerkraut, rice, soup, water and soup mix. Add mushrooms if desired. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour or until heated through.
Tip: Recipe can easily be doubled for a larger group.

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  • Janice
    Jan 22, 2020

    My new favourite casserole!! I love this recipe just as it is, just add salt and pepper to taste on the plate!