Dirty Secret Rice Casserole

Dirty Secret Rice Casserole

Sometimes you like to keep delicious casserole recipes as your little secret, but after trying Dirty Secret Rice Casserole you'll want to share it with everyone. Creamy, cheesy, and loaded with your favorite vegetables, it's a hearty meal that the family will love.

Cooking MethodCasserole


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • parsley flakes, as garnish
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Cook and brown ground beef.  Drain of any grease.
  3. Mix all of the ingredients together except the cheese in a casserole dish. 
  4. Spread, cheddar cheese on top and bake for 25 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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