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Chili Rice Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours

Makes

6 servings

Even people who try to bypass casseroles can't stay away from this zesty meat-and-rice dish. The seasonings make it irresistible. —Marietta Slater, Justin, Texas
Chili Rice Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  2. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Add the next 10 ingredients; stir well. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or until rice is tender. Stir in cheese during the last 10 minutes of cooking time.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 389 calories, 20g fat (9g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 1048mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 16g protein.

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