Cheesy Beef Rice Bake
|Ground beef/Ground pork||1 Pound|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Long grain rice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Shredded carrot||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Instant beef bouillon granules||2 Teaspoon|
|Dried parsley flakes||1 Teaspoon|
|Minced dried onion||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Dried basil||1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Shredded american cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In large saucepan cook ground beef or ground pork and garlic till meat is browned.
Drain off fat.
Remove from pan and set aside.
In same saucepan cook uncooked rice in butter or margarine till golden brown, stirring frequently.
Stir in water, carrot, bouillon granules, parsley, dried onion, salt and basil.
Bring to boiling.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Stir in meat mixture.Turn into a 11/2-quart casserole.
Cover; bake in 325Â° oven for 45 minutes, stirring twice.
Sprinkle with shredded american cheese.
Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes longer or till cheese melts.