Ground Beef N Rice Pie

Ground Beef N Rice Pie

"Rhonda Van Gelderen of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin presses seasoned ground beef into a pie plate to form the crust of this comforting dish. 'It's a terrific time-saver because you don't brown the beef separately,' she writes."
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  1. In a bowl, combine beef, 3/4 cup tomato sauce, bread crumbs, onion, green pepper if desired and seasonings. Press evenly onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. pie plate, forming a crust.
  2. In a bowl, combine the tomato paste and remaining tomato sauce. Stir in the rice and 3/4 cup cheese; pour into crust. Place pie plate on a baking sheet. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink. Uncover; drain. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. bake 10-15 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.

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It Was Mentioned in an earlier review that the meat had the texture of raw meat.I added some cooking time to harden the meat to give it a more pleasing texture.(Doubled the time)I kept it cover...

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Probably not going to make this one again. The texture of the meat mixture was like uncooked beef, and while my husband liked it, I could barely get down one serving. I think if I made this agai...

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It Was Mentioned in an earlier review that the meat had the texture of raw meat.I added some cooking time to harden the meat to give it a more pleasing texture.(Doubled the time)I kept it covere...

I tried this recipe tonight and my family loved it, including me! Start your rice before you do anything else. I didn't have any italian seasoning and I omitted the green peppers. I also added...

This recipe turned out pretty good. My husband & son liked it, & they're very picky eaters. The only problem I found with it was that it produced alot of liquid, and I had to pour off the exces...

Probably not going to make this one again. The texture of the meat mixture was like uncooked beef, and while my husband liked it, I could barely get down one serving. I think if I made this agai...

This was simple and good. I make casseroles on weekends, and dish them out into individual containers for meals at work throughout the week, and quick dinners on nights the hubby and I are busy....

This was pretty darn good. I didn't even have tomato paste--just used the tomato sauce with the rice and cheese. I also divided the meat mixture into two pie pans, after reading the comments a...

This recipe wasn't bad. I browned the ground beef before baking as other people suggested. It was not hot in the middle after baking as suggested so I would go a little longer next time. This is...

This was very good and easy to make. Inexpensive too! I left out the tomato paste and bread crumbs and cooked the meat first as suggested by other reviewers.

Too much rice. Too much of ZINGY taste. Kids didnt care for it.

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