Custom Search

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Betty Crocker Cheesy Beef and Tomato Casserole



1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef

1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

3/4 cup uncooked medium-grain white rice

1 cup water

1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (2 cups)

1 large tomato, chopped (1 cup)

1 can (19 oz) Progresso® Vegetable Classics tomato basil soup

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)


1.Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

2.Place rice and water in baking dish; stir to mix. Layer cooked beef, zucchini and tomato over rice. Pour soup over top. Cut 16x12-inch sheet of foil; spray with cooking spray. Cover dish with foil, sprayed side down.

3.Bake 40 minutes. Uncover dish; sprinkle cheese over top. Bake uncovered 10 to 15 minutes longer or until edges are bubbly and cheese is lightly browned