Chopped Meat & Vegetables
2 lbs. chopped meat
one 14.oz can of each:
french-style green beans
8 oz tomato sauce
one onion finely sliced
3/4 cup raw rice
Preheat oven 350 degrees.
In 3qt. pot, saute onion in a little olive oil. When wilted add the peas, corn, green beans and tomato sauce. Add 1 teaspoon salt, dash of pepper 1 Tablespoon dry orgegno and 1 teaspoon garlic podwer.
Simmer while chopped meat browns.
Saute the chopped meat in non-stick fry pan until browned, drain fat.
Using a 3qt covered casserole dish, layer half the browned chopped meat, layer the raw rice, add an additional teaspoon of salt over rice, layer half of the vegetable mixture.
Repeat layer of chopped meat and layer of vegetables.
Place covered casserole place in 350 oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Serves 6 - 8
Use a big spoon to serve, don't forget the rice layer. My kids loved this dish and still do. You can use other canned vegetables that your family might prefer. I have used ground turkey, but it needs more seasoning.