Quick Chili and Rice Casserole

A delicious, quick chili and rice casserole that everyone loves! Your family will really enjoy this one! For an extra bang serve with tortilla chips and salsa!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
8 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce (such as Hunt's®)

  • 2 (10 ounce) boxes frozen whole-kernel corn

  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

  • 2 cups instant white rice (such as Minute®)

  • ¼ cup shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese


  1. Cook and stir ground beef in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard grease.

  2. Combine cooked beef, tomato sauce, corn, water, onion, chili powder, and dry mustard in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Cover and bring to a boil.

  3. Stir in rice and reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. While rice is cooking, set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler.

  5. Transfer beef and rice mixture into a casserole dish and sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.

  6. Broil in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and bubbly, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

355 Calories
13g Fat
42g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 355
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 647mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 14mg 70%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 735mg 16%

* 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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