Cheesy Beef & Rice Bake {Filling}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
This is a great comfort food dish!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 10 oz can(s) cream of mushroom
  • 1 - 10 oz bag frozen peas carrots
  • 2 - cup(s) water**
  • 1 - cup(s) white rice**
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the cream of mushroom soup.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  3. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to skillet. Stir in the cream of mushroom soup and the peas and carrots. Then mix in the water.
  4. Pour the beef mixture into a 9x13 inch baking dish, then stir the uncooked rice into the beef mixture. Cover with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle the shredded cheese on top and bake another 10 minutes.
  5. Prepare the veggies.
  6. Serve Cheesy Beef & Rice Bake with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and let cool.
  2. Open 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • 1 - 10 oz. can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 - 10 oz. bag frozen peas and carrots

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Search for homemade cream of mushroom soup recipe on 5dollardinners.com, if you don’t want to use a store bought can.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Use a gluten-free cream of mushroom soup, or make your own.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Cheesy Beef & Rice Bake

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat the filling in a skillet. Stir in the water, then add to baking dish. Mix in the uncooked rice and bake covered for 50 minutes. Add the cheese and bake another 10 minutes.
Serve with veggies.

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