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Beefy Now and Later

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"This is a great recipe that i learned from my mom, that she learned from her mom. It's easy and very yummy. I hope you enjoy it like my family does!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    50 mins

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a large casserole dish.
  2. Bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil. Cook zucchini in the boiling water until soft but not falling apart, 10 to 15 minutes; drain and set aside.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef, onion, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper in the hot skillet until the ground beef is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes. Add zucchini and chopped green chilies; cook and stir 1 minute more.
  4. Combine cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, and egg in a large bowl; add ground beef mixture and cooked rice. Stir mixture until evenly mixed; pour into the prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese over the casserole.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the top is bubbling and the cheese is melted and slightly browned, 30 to 40 minutes.
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Jan 28, 2013

This was horrible. Texture made it inedible.

Jan 15, 2013

I loved this! It's very easy to make, and was delicious! It could use a little more flavor, maybe adding jalapenos instead of green chilies... but overall it was a hit with my family!


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  • Calories
  • 679 kcal
  • 34%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 65.4 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 120 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 27.5 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 40 g
  • 80%
  • Sodium
  • 971 mg
  • 39%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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