Hamburger Rice Casserole – a simple and delicious dish featuring ground beef, French onion soup, beef consomme, and buttery rice. Perfect for busy weeknights, let the oven do the work. This would be great served with some simple rustic bread!

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Simplify your weeknight dinner with our Easy Hamburger Rice Casserole – a delightful blend of ground beef, French onion soup, beef consomme, and buttery rice. Easy to assemble and bursting with flavor, this one-hour baked casserole is a perfect solution for a quick and delicious meal.

Ingredients & Substitutions

  • Meat: We always use ground beef for this recipe, but substitutions include ground turkey, a mix of ground turkey and beef, ground chicken, or ground sausage. Ensure the meat is cooked before adding it to the casserole.
  • Rice: Use long-grained white rice like jasmine or basmati for optimal separation after cooking.
  • French Onion Soup: Canned condensed French onion soup adds a rich flavor to this dish.
  • Beef Consomme: If unavailable, substitute with beef broth or beef stock.
  • Butter: Divide a stick of butter into pats and evenly distribute over the rice mixture before baking.
An overhead view of Hamburger Rice Casserole with a scoop being lifted from the pan.

What to Serve with Hamburger Rice Casserole

Complete your meal by pairing this dish with:

Storage Tip

Effortlessly store leftovers by allowing the casserole to cool completely. Transfer to an airtight container in the refrigerator, where it will last up to 4 days, perfect for meal prep. Reheat in the oven at 350°F or microwave for 1-2 minutes. For longer storage, freeze for up to 3 months.


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Hamburger Rice Casserole

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Hamburger Rice Casserole is a quick, flavorful dish with ground beef, French onion soup, and buttery rice. Perfect for busy nights!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cups 370 g long-grain white rice, uncooked
  • 2 cans (10.5 ounces each) French onion soup
  • 2 cans (10.5 ounces each) beef consomme
  • ½ cup (1 stick / 113 g) unsalted butter, sliced into pats
  • parsley, chopped for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F and coat a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or oil. Set aside.
  • In a medium skillet over medium heat, add ground beef. Cook until browned and no longer pink (8-10 minutes). Drain grease.
  • Add the ground beef to the baking dish. Top with uncooked rice, french onion soup, and beef consomme. Stir to combine.
  • Top the rice mixture with the pats of butter.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the foil and continue baking, uncovered, for 30 more minutes, or until the rice is cooked through and tender.
  • Fluff the rice and serve garnished with parsley.

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