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Quick and Easy Tex-Mex Beef and Rice Bake

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Quick and Easy Tex-Mex Beef and Rice Bake

Quick and Easy Tex-Mex Beef and Rice Bake

Diana Rattray
This ground beef casserole is a quick-fix meal your family will love. Serve this tasty casserole with hot baked cornbread for a delicious everyday meal.


  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 to 1 pound ground beef, chuck or round
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup corn kernels (use canned, drained or frozen, thawed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • Dash garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese or Mexican blend of cheeses, for topping


Cook rice and set aside. Lightly grease a 2-quart casserole. Heat oven to 350°.

Cook the beef and onion until beef is no longer pink; add bell pepper and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes longer. Stir in all remaining ingredients except cheese. Stir in cooked rice. Spoon the mixture into a casserole. Bake for 25 minutes. Top with shredded cheese and cook for 5 minutes longer, or until cheese is melted.
Serves 4 to 6.

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 5 out of 5
Tex-Mex beef and rice bake, Member Beverly1504

Wonderful meal! Great taste and easy to make. A do again.

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