January’s Featured Recipe

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January’s Featured Recipe is “Seven Layer Casserole”, from the Northgate United Methodist Women’s Heavenly Recipe collection.

It’s a great entrée for the cold weather!  It’s not too late to get your copy of the UMW cookbook – see any UMW member for more information!

Seven Layer Casserole – From Gail Blythe

1 cup raw rice (not instant)

1 can whole kernel corn, drained

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/3 cup chopped green pepper

1 lb. lean ground beef

2 8 ounce cans tomato sauce

3/4 cup water (divided use)

Salt & pepper

4-5 strips of bacon

Wash and drain rice.   Layer as follows in 3 quart casserole dish:  uncooked rice; cover with drained corn.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Pour 1 can of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup water over corn and rice.  Add onions, green pepper, and ground beef.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Pour the second can of tomato sauce and 1/4 cup water over all ingredients.  Cut up bacon strips and spread over all.  Cover and bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour.  Uncover and bake for an additional 30 minutes or until the bacon is crisp.