Taco Rice Bake

Taco Rice Bake

"Taco meat, rice, and cheese baked to perfection! Can be served great on its own, in lettuce wraps, or your favorite type of taco shell! Garnish options are endless: including avocado, shredded lettuce, taco sauce, sour cream, beans, and more! A great dish for the whole family."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 561 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 561 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 35.2 g
  • 54%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 94 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1463 mg
  • 59%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly oil a 10-inch round baking dish.
  2. Heat a 10-inch non-stick skillet over medium heat. Cook ground beef, breaking up chunks, until until browned throughout, about 10 minutes. Drain off fat.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, taco seasoning, and water and bring to a low simmer; simmer about 5 minutes.
  4. Cook rice according to package directions.
  5. Stir together ground beef mixture, rice, and 1/4 cup cheese. Spread into prepared baking dish.
  6. Top with remaining cheese and bake until cheese is melted and bubbly, about 10 to 15 minutes .
  7. Serve with your favorite toppings such as chopped tomatoes or avocado slices, if desired.

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Most helpful positive review

I grew up in Okinawa, Japan, where a very favorite dish was called Tako Raisu (Taco Rice)...it genesis'd from WWII and all the Americans on the island after the war was over. This dish reminds m...

Most helpful critical review

Absolutely family-friendly in taste and speed of preparation. Versatile as a casserole, on top of greens, rolled up in a tortilla, or added to beef broth for a soup. Uncle Ben's pouch rice did n...

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I grew up in Okinawa, Japan, where a very favorite dish was called Tako Raisu (Taco Rice)...it genesis'd from WWII and all the Americans on the island after the war was over. This dish reminds m...

Absolutely family-friendly in taste and speed of preparation. Versatile as a casserole, on top of greens, rolled up in a tortilla, or added to beef broth for a soup. Uncle Ben's pouch rice did n...

Just not as good as I thought that it would be. It was just okay but I would not make it again.

We thought this was really good! Very quick and easy meal, perfect for a busy weeknight! I think if you wanted an even quicker meal, you could skip the oven and just melt the cheese in the skill...

Turned this into a taco salad by baking a tortilla into a bowl/shell, layering it with chopped lettuce, and then topping with the rice-beef mixture and garnishes. This certainly came together q...

I enjoyed this dish very much! I would wrap the bake in lettuce wrap as a healthy options and for added crunch. It's not the prettiest dish but quick and easy for a school night!

This is so quick, easy and absolutely yummy. I did make two small changes. I didn’t want to crank up my oven because it was so hot and humid, so I simply cooked it on the stovetop. Also, I ad...

This went together very quickly and was tasty. I generously scooped the bake onto a salad for a delicious taco salad, my husband filled a soft taco shell. Using pre-mix, pre-cooked ingredients...