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Mexican Cheesy Rice Casserole

My pantry was going crazy so I decided to give it a once over and see what I could make for dinner. That's how this super easy Mexican Cheesy Rice Casserole cam about. Enjoy!
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 package taco seasoning
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes, divided
- 1 14 oz can whole black beans or any you have on hand
- 1 14 oz can nacho cheese, divided
- 4 cups cooked rice
- black olives
- green onions, sliced
- sour creamDirections:
1) heat oven to 375F. Butter a 9x11" casserole dish and set aside.
2)Heat oil over high heat in a non stick skillet until shimmering. Add beef and brown until no longer pink.
3) sprinkle taco seasoning on beef and mix well. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
4) add tomatoes and beans, mix well.
5) add 3/4 of the cheese
6) add rice and mix through
7) pour mixture into casserole dish
8) spread remaining cheese on top of casserole.  garnish with black olives