Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole

by Sheryl

Sometimes it’s difficult to let your family eat delicious and healthy foods, especially the young ones. But this recipe is a lifesaver, a healthy way to eat a light, delicious, and satisfying meal that will not jeopardize you and your family’s health. Every family has a classic dish prepared for holidays and family gatherings. Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole are one of these easily made side dishes.

This dish also comes as a one-pot food, making it a quick way to treat your unexpected guests. It is also easy to prepare, it can be prepared and frozen a day or a month in advance. In that way, you can put ingredients to marinate, intensify, and improve the taste. Broccoli gives a nice crunchy factor, which is flavoured with rice all around. Cheese and soup are the sauce thickened to hold all the ingredients together.

This recipe is great too because it can be prepared before and placed in a freezer. You just need to cook the rice, add the rest of it and divide it into smaller dishes. When the time is the range for it to be prepared, cook for another 10 minutes if you put it in a freezer oven and make sure it is done. Quick and easy way to have this tasty broccoli dish in the kitchen for every occasion.

Ingredients:

2 cups cooked rice
2 (10 oz) boxes of chopped frozen broccoli (thawed)
2 (10 ¾ ounce) can cream of chicken soup (you can also use a combination of chicken and mushroom cream soup)
8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
1 small chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter

Directions:

1. Melt the butter and add onion in a big saucepan cook until soft and yellowish.

2. Add the other ingredients and cook until the cheese is melted.

3. Once done, place in a saucepan (preferably 2 quarters saucepan dish).

4. Bake it without a cover on 350 degrees F for an hour.

5. Enjoy its delicate taste and serve.

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