Ground Beef Spanish Rice Casserole

Ground Beef Spanish Rice Casserole Recipe

Ground Beef Spanish Rice Casserole. Looking for a hearty and delicious dish to serve up this weekend? Look no further than this dinner!

This casserole is packed with flavor and sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. Plus, it’s easy to make so you can spend more time enjoying your family or company.

It’s simple to make and can be tailored to your liking, making it the perfect option for any night of the week. Plus, it reheats well so you can enjoy leftovers later in the week.

This Tex-Mex dinner is easy to make, and only requires a 15 minute prep time.

It’s made with ground beef, onion, tomatoes, bell pepper, rice, chile sauce, brown sugar, salt, Worcestershire sauce, cumin, pepper, cheddar cheese, and cilantro.

Ground Beef Spanish Rice Casserole in a white bowl with a brown strip.

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Ground Beef Spanish Rice Casserole in a white casserole dish.

Ground Beef Spanish Rice Casserole

Nesting Lane Indulge
Ground Beef Spanish Rice Casserole Recipe. This Tex-Mex dinner is easy to make, and only requires a 15 minute prep time.
5 from 16 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6



  • In a large skillet over medium/high heat, add ground beef. Using a meat masher, break up meat and brown it.
  • Using a colander, drain grease from ground beef.
  • Place a large pot over medium/low heat.
  • Add the browned ground beef, onion, tomatoes, bell pepper, rice, chile sauce, water, worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, salt, black pepper, and cumin. Stir to mix well.
  • Bring to a simmer, and simmer for approximately 30 minutes, stirring often.
  • In the meantime, preheat oven to 375° F
  • In a 2 quart casserole dish, add the ground beef mixture.
  • Using the back of a spatula, press the mix down into the casserole dish.
  • Top with shredded cheese.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro.
  • In preheated oven, bake 10 – 15 minutes or until shredded cheese is bubbling, and melted.
  • Top with cilantro


Calories: 349.8kcalCarbohydrates: 24.9gProtein: 18.5gFat: 19.1gSaturated Fat: 8.3gCholesterol: 66.6mgSodium: 603.7mgPotassium: 444.6mgFiber: 1.4gSugar: 3.2gCalcium: 110.6mgIron: 3.6mg
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