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South of the Border Casserole Recipe

I am always on the search for new recipes to make for my family.

I also like to have recipes where I can make another easy delicious meal from the leftovers.

This South of the Border Casserole is just the recipe!

South of the Border Casserole WOS

This recipe is easy and delicious and it made more than my family of three could finish for one night.

So I quickly saved the leftovers and planned to turn this casserole into another 

meal later in the week.  And I did!

A few days later, I purchased green peppers from the grocery store and using the casserole as stuffing,

we had Stuffed Green Peppers for dinner…

Stuffed peppers made with leftover South of the Border Casserole

My family loved the stuffed peppers too! 

And it didn’t feel like we were eating the same casserole just heated over.

I made a tossed salad to serve on the side and dinner was amazing.  

To make the stuffed pepper, just hollow out the pepper and stuff with the

leftover casserole.  I added mozzarella cheese, but really any cheese could be used.

Place the stuffed peppers to a casserole dish and bake in a preheated 425 degree oven until 

the peppers are heated through.  

 

South of the Border Casserole
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3581 calories
256 g
727 g
212 g
164 g
113 g
2004 g
4029 g
54 g
4 g
75 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
2004g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3581
Calories from Fat 1872
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 212g
326%
Saturated Fat 113g
566%
Trans Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 66g
Cholesterol 727mg
242%
Sodium 4029mg
168%
Total Carbohydrates 256g
85%
Dietary Fiber 12g
50%
Sugars 54g
Protein 164g
Vitamin A
164%
Vitamin C
303%
Calcium
220%
Iron
103%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 pound ground beef
  2. 3/4 cup diced onion
  3. 3/4 cup diced sweet green pepper
  4. 2 seeded, jalapeno peppers, minced
  5. 1 can (28 ounce) whole tomatoes
  6. 2 cups sour cream
  7. 1 TBS honey
  8. 1 TBS chili powder
  9. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  10. 8 ounces rice
  11. 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  12. 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat.
  2. Remove the beef from the pan and drain the grease.
  3. Add the onions, green peppers and jalapeno peppers to the skillet and cook until slightly browned.
  4. Add the tomatoes and simmer.
  5. Add the beef back to the skillet.
  6. Stir in the honey, chili powder, salt and sour cream.
  7. Add the rice.
  8. Stir, cover and gently simmer until the rice is tender, about 25 minutes. Stir every five minutes or so to make sure the rice is not sticking to the pan.
  9. Transfer the mixture to a casserole dish that has been sprayed with non-stick spray.
  10. Sprinkle the cheeses on top.
  11. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
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calories
3581
fat
212g
protein
164g
carbs
256g
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Lois

Originally from Queens, NY, Lois now calls northeastern PA home. You can find her blogging over at Walking on Sunshine where she shares a little of her life, but more importantly what’s for dinner at her house tonight. www.walkingonsunshinerecipes.com

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