Sausage Casserole

Are you looking for a good way to stretch your food budget? Casseroles are a great way to help you extend your food budget. This sausage casserole combines rice, onion soup mix, and sausage for a fantastic flavor.

an easy to make economical casserole

an easy to make economical casserole

Sausage Casserole

Rice, dry onion soup mix, and more make up an economical and tasty casserole.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Casserole Recipes, Sausage
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 486kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 ounces mushrooms canned
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound hot sausage, cooked and drained
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper


  • Cook and drain the sausage. Place rice in a 3-quart casserole; add soup mix, water, then vegetables, butter, and sausage. Top with cheese in the last 15 minutes of baking time. Bake at 350 degrees for 55 minutes.


Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 1109mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 1.2mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Marsha

    5 stars
    This looks great, but:
    What kind of rice. Is it pre-cooked or raw?
    and for us Canadians: How much does 1 stick of butter amount to? 1/4 cup, 1/2 cup?

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