Wild Rice and Beef Casserole

  • Yield 6 servings

Mushroom, water chestnut, and garlic mix with rice and ground beef


"This recipe is delicious and easy. Ingredients can be doubled for larger amounts."


3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons chopped onion
1 pound lean ground beef
1 (10 1/2-ounce) can cream of celery, chicken or mushroom soup
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
1/2 cup water
3/4 teaspoon celery salt
3/4 teaspoon minced garlic
3/4 cup wild rice, cooked according to package directions, without salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Saute onion in oil in large skillet. Add ground beef and brown. Drain off grease.
  3. Stir in soup, water chestnuts, mushooms, water, seasonings, and cooked wild rice. Pour into a buttered casserole dish.
  4. Bake, covered, for 30 minutes.

Tips From Our Test Kitchen: You can season the beef with a little salt while browning.

—Betty Maithonis, Newhall, Calif.



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