My entire family loved this dish. I plan on doubling the recipe next time

Welcome to the world of culinary delight! In this article, we’ll explore the mouthwatering goodness of Cheesy Ground Beef & Rice Casserole, a dish that combines simplicity with a burst of flavors. Get ready to embark on a journey of cooking mastery as we guide you through each step.


Lean ground beef 1 pound
Minced garlic 1 tablespoon
Diced onions ¾ cup
Uncooked white long grain rice 1 ¼ cups
Beef broth 2 ½ cups
Sliced button mushrooms 8 oz.
Cream of mushroom soup 10.5 oz.
Sour cream ½ cup
Milk ½ cup
Butter, divided 3 tbsp
Cheddar cheese, divided 2 cups
Italian seasoning 2 teaspoons
Salt and pepper to taste As needed


  1. Preheat and Prepare:
    • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
    • Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Brown the Beef:
    • In a skillet, brown the ground beef.
    • Season with Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
    • Set aside.
  3. Aromatics Dance:
    • In the same skillet, melt 2 tbsp butter.
    • Sauté onions and garlic until fragrant.
  4. Rice Perfection:
    • Add rice to the skillet and cook for a few minutes.
    • Pour in beef broth, bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes until rice is tender.
  5. Mushroom Elegance:
    • In another skillet, sauté mushrooms with the remaining butter until golden.
  6. Creamy Alchemy:
    • In a bowl, mix cream of mushroom soup, milk, and sour cream.
  7. Unite the Flavors:
    • Combine cooked beef, mushrooms, and half of the cheddar cheese with the rice.
    • Pour the creamy mixture over the beef and rice, stirring to mix.
  8. Cheesy Crown:
    • Transfer the mixture to the baking dish.
    • Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.
  9. Bake to Perfection:
    • Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and golden.
  10. Culinary Symphony:
    • Let it cool briefly before serving. Enjoy!

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