Gaucho Casserole

Gaucho Casserole

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"'When our daughters graduated from college, my husband and I made recipe books for their closest friends,' says Dianne Hennis of King George, Virginia. 'This dish was a big hit.'"
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30 m servings
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  1. Crumble the beef into an ungreased 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Add onion and green pepper; mix well. Cover and microwave on high for 6 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, stirring every 2 minutes; drain.
  2. Stir in the beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, taco seasoning and chili powder. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until bubbly, stirring every 2 minutes. Stir in rice.
  3. Transfer to a shallow 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Cover and let stand for 6-8 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.
  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 cup) equals 304 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 670 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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Impressive. Very easy, and fast to make, everyone loved it. You could add some tortilla chips if you wanted, my son topped his with spicy ranch, and couldn't get enough of it. Will definately ma...

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I did not think it was very good. I will not make it again.

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Impressive. Very easy, and fast to make, everyone loved it. You could add some tortilla chips if you wanted, my son topped his with spicy ranch, and couldn't get enough of it. Will definately ma...

Pretty basic spanish-rice-kind-of-casserole, but still, it's super-easy and we all really liked it. Definitely a crowd pleaser. I admit that I did stovetop instead of microwave cooking...somethi...

Ok, here's the thing, I don't really think this is a "dinner" item. We started to eat it as is, but my husband grabbed a bag of tortilla chips and went at it as a dip.....much better fit. And th...

Delicious! I made essentially exactly as written. I used Uncle Ben's Ready Rice (brown rice) instead of the instant. If you do this, eliminate the 1/4 cup of water, as this rice will not absorb ...

This is easy to make and great. We all loved it. I liked it even more the next day for lunch.

is really good , i cooked the ground beef on the stove and them baked it . i added cilantro , garlic . lizano sauce (costarican sauce) really good

Very good, fast meal; I completely disagree with Firefly9 about it not being a dinner item. It's certainly not gourmet, but it's healthy, fast and filling. I've made it several times and added...

I made this for a church potluck. It was all gone! Everyone liked it. I will make it again, but will probably add more spices.

I did not think it was very good. I will not make it again.

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