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Thread: Cheesy Beef and Rice Casserole
11-04-2011, 12:22 PM #1
Cheesy Beef and Rice Casserole
1/2 pound ground beef or turkey
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (4.5 ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
3 cups cooked long-grain rice
1 cup fat-free sour cream
1/2 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup skim milk
3/4 cup reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Lightly saute the onions and green peppers in 1 T. hot oil, add ground meat and cook until browned. Drain if necessary.
Add water and next 6 ingredients (water through chiles); bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover and simmer an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside.
Combine the rice, sour cream, sliced green onions, and milk in a bowl. Spoon rice mixture into a 9-inch baking dish. Top with meat mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
CALORIES 442 (26% from fat); FAT 13g (sat 6.8g, mono 3.g, poly 0.8g); PROTEIN 25.1g; CARB 56.7g; FIBER 3.9g; CHOL 64mg; IRON 5mg; SODIUM 394mg; CALC 290mgI'm a Freak!