Cowboy Casserole

  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings


1pound ground beef
3tablespoons fat
1-- garlic clove
2 1/2teaspoons salt
1 1/4cups minced onion
1/2cup minced green pepper
1teaspoon chili powder
1-- No. 2 can tomatoes
1/2cup uncooked rice
1-- No. 2 can kidney beans, undrained


  1. Cook ground beef in fat until lightly browned.  On cutting board thinly slice garlic; sprinkle with salt and mash thoroughly to a pulp.  Add to beef with onion, green pepper and chili powder.  Cook 5 minutes; remove from heat and ad tomatoes.  Combine rice and kidney beans in 2-quart casserole.  Add hot tomato mixture.  Bake, covered, 1 hour in a 350F oven.


Recipe reprinted with permission from Casseroles: Favorite Recipes of Home Economic Teachers (Favorite Recipes Press, 2007).