Cheesy Beef and Tomato Bake

Enjoy this cheesy casserole packed with ground beef and rice – a delicious dinner ready in a little less than an hour.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1
(1-oz.) pkg. onion soup mix
2
medium tomatoes, chopped
1 1/2
cups uncooked instant rice
1 1/2
cups water
1
medium tomato, sliced
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish or 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2 Cook ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in soup mix, chopped tomatoes, rice and water. Bring to a boil. Pour into sprayed baking dish. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 3 Bake at 400°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Uncover; top with tomato slices; sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, an additional 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    500
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    870mg
    870%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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