Cooking at Home - Broccoli Rice Casserole

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Published Sunday, February 16, 2020
  • Makes: 12 servings

Pantry staples and frozen veggies combine to make a hearty, home-made main dish for dinner.

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PICT RECIPE Broccoli Rice Casserole - USDA
Broccoli Rice Casserole. Courtesy USDA

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup rice
  • 3 1/2 cup water
  • 1 onion (medium, chopped)
  • 1 can cream of mushroom, or chicken, or celery or cheese soup (10.75 ounce, condensed, reduced sodium)
  • 1 1/2 cup milk (1%)
  • 7 1/2 cup broccoli or cauliflower or mixed vegetables (frozen, chopped)
  • 1/2 pound cheese (grated or sliced)
  • 3 tablespoon margarine (or butter)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease on 12x9x2 inch baking pan.
  2. In a saucepan mix rice, salt, and 3 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  3. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and set aside for additional 15 minutes.
  4. Saute onions in margarine (or butter) until tender.
  5. Mix soup, milk, 1/2 cup of water, onions, and rice. Spoon mixture into baking pan.
  6. Thaw and drain the vegetables and then spread over the rice mixture.
  7. Spread the cheese evenly over the top and bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes until cheese is melted and rice is bubbly.

Source: Ohio State University Cooperative Extension, Quick and Healthy Meals
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Cuyahoga County

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/12 of recipe 

Nutrients

Amount

Calories

237

Total Fat

10 g

Saturated Fat

5 g

Cholesterol

22 mg

Sodium

273 mg

Total Carbohydrate

27 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

4 g

Added Sugars included

0 g

Protein

10 g

Vitamin D

1 mcg

Calcium

215 mg

Iron

1 mg

Potassium

371 mg

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