Sloppy Joe Sour Cream Rice Bake – easy weeknight ground beef casserole ready in under 30 minutes!! Rice, sour cream, cottage cheese topped with a quick homemade sloppy joe meat sauce and cheddar cheese. You can make in advance and refrigerate or freeze for later.
1lblean ground beef
1(1.31-oz)packet sloppy joe seasoning
1(8-oz)can tomato sauce
1½cupsshredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a 9×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
Brown meat; drain off fat and return to skillet. Add sloppy joe seasoning and tomato sauce. Stir and simmer for 5 minutes.
Mix together cottage cheese, sour cream, and cooked rice.
Spread rice mixture into bottom of the prepared dish. Tpp with sloppy joe meat sauce. Sprinkle cheese on top of casserole.
.Bake uncovered for 20 to 25 minutes.
Can substitute ground turkey for beef.Can use low-fat sour cream or plain Greek yogurt in place of sour cream.Can use white or brown rice.Can make in advance and refrigerate or freeze for later.If baking after freezing, thaw completely and bake as directed above.