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Cheesy Taco Chili Rice Bake

Cheesy Taco Chili Rice Bake

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword baked rice, casserole, casserole recipes, easy casseroles, rice bake, rice dinner, taco casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 499 kcal
Author Jenny

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked rice
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 ounce can diced tomatoes with chilies mild version
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 packet Old El Paso Original Taco Seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 large avocado halved and pitted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and lightly spray 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Heat large skillet over medium heat and brown ground beef. Add salt and pepper, stirring until crumbled and browned. Add diced tomatoes, beans, cumin, chili powder and Old El Paso Taco Seasoning, stirring to combine. Reduce heat to low and simmer.
  3. Place rice evenly to bottom of prepared baking dish. Top with chili then top with shredded cheese. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until cheese is melted and dish is hot. Remove.
  4. Slice cherry tomatoes, chop fresh cilantro and dice avocado. Top evenly over dish. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Taco Chili Rice Bake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 499 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 358mg 15%
Potassium 578mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 61g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 13.2%
Vitamin C 17.7%
Calcium 24.6%
Iron 16.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.