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DifficultyIntermediate

taco-meatball-bake

Taco Meatball Bake

Ingredients

 15 oz jar salsa
 ½ cup water
 15 oz can diced tomatoes
 1 tbsp taco seasoning
 1 cup uncooked rice
 meatballs (thawed)
 1 cup shredded cheddar
 optional toppings
 cooking spray

 

Steps

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Spray baking pan

2

In pan stir together salsa, tomatoes, seasoning, 1/2 cup water, and 1 cup rice

3

Add thawed meatballs and 1/2 cup cheese to pan

Stir

4

Cover pan TIGHTLY with foil

Bake in oven until rice is tender, 45 to 60 minutes

5

Use hot mitts to remove pan from the oven

Sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese on top

6

Use hot mitts to return pan to oven and BAKE until cheese melts

7

Turn OFF oven

Use hot mitts to remove pan from oven

Garnish and serve

Yields4 Servings

Ingredients

 15 oz jar salsa
 ½ cup water
 15 oz can diced tomatoes
 1 tbsp taco seasoning
 1 cup uncooked rice
 meatballs (thawed)
 1 cup shredded cheddar
 optional toppings
 cooking spray

Directions

1
1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

2

Spray baking pan

2
3

In pan stir together salsa, tomatoes, seasoning, 1/2 cup water, and 1 cup rice

3
4

Add thawed meatballs and 1/2 cup cheese to pan

5

Stir

4
6

Cover pan TIGHTLY with foil

7

Bake in oven until rice is tender, 45 to 60 minutes

5
8

Use hot mitts to remove pan from the oven

9

Sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese on top

6
10

Use hot mitts to return pan to oven and BAKE until cheese melts

7
11

Turn OFF oven

12

Use hot mitts to remove pan from oven

13

Garnish and serve

Taco Meatball Bake