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South-of-the-Border Beef and Rice Bake

Looking for a warm and filling baked recipe for dinner tonight? Then check out this South-of-the-Border style ground beef and vegetables made using Green Giant® Niblets® Frozen Corn, in just over an hour!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
2
cups water
1
cup Green Giant® Niblets® Frozen Corn
2
teaspoons chili powder
1
(14.5-oz.) can stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
(6.8-oz.) pkg. rice and vermicelli mix with Spanish seasonings

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Stir in all remaining ingredients including seasoning packet from rice; mix well. Bring to a boil. Spoon into sprayed casserole. Cover tightly.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 40 to 45 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Stir in all remaining ingredients including seasoning packet from rice; mix well. Bring to a boil. Spoon into sprayed casserole. Cover tightly.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 40 to 45 minutes or until rice is tender.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Chili powder is a blend of dried chiles, garlic, oregano, salt, cumin, coriander and cloves. The aromatic seasoning is spicy-hot, but its flavor and color vary depending on the brand. Salt-free chili powder is also available.

Garnish this casserole with a sprinkling of shredded Cheddar cheese mixed with a dash of chili powder and oregano. The hot casserole will melt the cheese into a pretty topping.

Four South-of-the-Border Beef and Rice Wraps, roll flour tortillas around scoops of leftover casserole; serve them warm or cold.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
950mg
950%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.