Beef Broccoli Bake
Quick and easy ground beef and rice casserole with chopped broccoli and cheddar cheese.
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cups cooked rice (cooked in beef broth)
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli, thawed, drained
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese - divided use
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- Brown beef and onion in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
- Stir in rice, broccoli, 1/2 cup cheese, salt, thyme, pepper, tomato sauce and Worcestershire sauce.
- Turn into buttered 2-quart baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) 20 to 25 minutes.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of USA Rice Federation. Photograph courtesy of Susan Ramaley; property of CooksRecipes.com; Copyright © 2012.