Chow Mein Minnesota Hotdish in large orange casserole dish
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Chow Mein Casserole

Chow Mein Casserole, also known as Minnesota Hotdish, is classic midwestern casserole comfort! This ground beef and rice casserole with creamy soup and a crunchy chow mein noodle topping is super easy to throw together or can be made ahead and frozen!
Course dinner, potluck
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, chow mein, hotdish
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 336kcal
Author Terri Gilson




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray the inside of a large casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Brown ground beef in fry pan with chopped onion. 
  • Cook celery in 1/2 cup water in microwave (covered) for 4- 5 minutes until soft. Drain off remaining water
  • Combine all of the above and add chow mein noodles (dry) into casserole dish and sprinkle on soya sauce.
  • Bake in oven for 20 minutes. Serve warm


  • Garnish with additional dry chow mein noodles, and soya sauce and green onions, if desired.


Nutrition Facts
Chow Mein Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 899mg39%
Potassium 871mg25%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 4.7mg6%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 4.8mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 899mg | Potassium: 871mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 4.7mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 4.8mg