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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 430.1
  • Total Fat: 29.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 98.9 mg
  • Sodium: 500.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 24.8 g

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Jo Anns Mexican Casserole

Submitted by: GMEISSNE1

Introduction

My mother-in-laws recipe, and a favorite of my husbands! It's not the healthiest dish, but he loves it! I will definitely do a recipe makeover soon! My mother-in-laws recipe, and a favorite of my husbands! It's not the healthiest dish, but he loves it! I will definitely do a recipe makeover soon!
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    Top Layer:
    2lbs lean ground beef
    2 cups any salsa
    1tbsp ground cumin
    2tbsp chopped cilantro
    4tbsp chopped chives

    Bottom Layer:
    2 cups brown rice
    16oz light sour cream
    2tbsp cilantro
    1tsp Cayenne pepper (optional)
    1 cup shredded mexican blend cheese

    Top with 1 cup shredded mexican blend cheese.

Tips

If you have some people hwo like spicey and some who don't, you can choose to just add the cayenne and serve with extra sour cream, or you can omit the cayenne from the recipe and put it on the table for those who like it hot!

Reheats well, and will leave you a lot of leftovers.


Directions

Brown the beef. While beef is browning, boil rice till tender.

Once beef is cooked, stir in salsa, cumin, cilantro and chives and remove from heat.

When the rice is tender, remove from heat and stir in sour cream , cilantro, shredded cheese and cayenne (optional) till well incorporated.

Spread rice out in the bottom of a 9x13 casserole dish, then top with layer of evenly spread out beef mixture.

Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.

Put in oven at 250 degrees until cheese is melted on top.

Serving Size: Makes 10-12 large servings

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GMEISSNE1.






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