Cheesy Beef Casserole #GetKidsCooking #BensBeginners
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Serves: 6-8
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 cups Long grain rice
  • 3 Tbsp. Margarine
  • 3 cups water
  • 20 Cherry Tomatoes cut in halves
  • 1 tsp. Minced dried onion
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Dried basil (crushed)
  • ¼ cup Sharp Cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • ¼ oz. Mozarella cheese (shredded)
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a saucepan, cook ground beef and add minced garlic on low-medium heat for 10-15 min. Drain fat, let sit.
  3. Add dried onion, salt and basil.
  4. In another saucepan, cook uncooked rice in margarine until golden brown, stirring frequently.
  5. Add water, bring to boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 min.
  6. Mix the meat, cherry tomatoes, and rice together and pour into casserole dish. Cover and bake for 45 min.
  7. Uncover, add both cheeses to top of dish and bake for an additional 5-10min.
Recipe by Feisty Frugal & Fabulous at