Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole



Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole

If you’re craving a comforting and delicious casserole, look no further than our Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole recipe. This hearty dish combines the goodness of tender broccoli florets, fluffy rice, and an irresistible cheesy sauce that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a potluck gathering, this casserole is always a hit.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking dish.
  2. Steam the broccoli florets until they are tender, then set them aside.
  3. In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the garlic powder and flour to create a roux.
  4. Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup of cheddar cheese until it’s smooth.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the cooked rice and steamed broccoli. Pour the cheese sauce over them and mix well.
  6. Transfer the mixture to the greased baking dish and sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese on top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the casserole is bubbly and the cheese is golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven, let it cool for a few minutes, and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4-6

Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole is the ultimate comfort food, perfect for any occasion. Creamy, cheesy, and packed with wholesome goodness, this dish will become a family favorite in no time.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 12g

Indulge in the warmth and cheesiness of our Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole. It’s a delightful medley of flavors and textures that will satisfy your cravings. Whether you’re sharing it with loved ones or savoring it all by yourself, this casserole is sure to bring a smile to your face. Try it today and make every mealtime special.

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