Broccoli Rice Casserole
This Broccoli Rice Casserole is such an easy and delicious side dish. With just 5 minutes of prep time it is perfect for a weeknight meal. Yet the delicious and rich flavor of this broccoli cheese rice casserole makes it the perfect side for ham or top round roast beef recipe at a holiday meal.
Servings: 10 people
- 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 small yellow onion diced
- 14 ounces frozen broccoli
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 10 ounces cream of chicken soup
- 1 cup milk (I used skim)
- 1 cup instant rice
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup fried onions
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 by 13 inch casserole dish with cooking spray.
In a large sauce pan, melt the butter. Add the onion, and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the broccoli, and cook until no longer frozen, about 5 minutes.
In a large bowl, combine the broccoli and onion mixture with the seasoning, cream of chicken soup, milk, rice, and cheese. Pour into the prepared casserole dish.
Top with the fried onions. Put into the oven uncovered for 30 minutes.
Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 309mg | Potassium: 66mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 0.4mg