Wild Rice and Beef Casserole

  • Yield: 6 servings

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


3tablespoons vegetable oil
3tablespoons chopped onion
1pound 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
1/2cup water
3/4teaspoon celery salt
3/4teaspoon minced garlic
3/4cup 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.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 350
  • Fat 18g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 45mg
  • Sodium 490mg
  • Potassium 490mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 19g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 4%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 10%