Slow Boat To China Casserole

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Casseroles

3 1/2 c Boiling water 1 c Rice 1 md Onion, chopped 1 lb Ground beef, browned 2 c Diced celery 1 1/2 tb Brown sugar 3 tb Soy sauce 1 ts Salt 1 cn Cream of mushroom soup Pour water over rice, let stand for 30 minutes. Do not drain. Add remaining ingredients to mixture. Beef and onion may be browned together. Add celery to the lightly browned mixture to steam briefly before adding to the rice. Bake covered at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Uncover, bake for 30 minutes longer. 6-8 servings.