Here is a recipe for broccoli, rice, cheese, and chicken casserole:
Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes Total time: 60 minutes Serves: 6 people
- 2 cups cooked rice
- 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup butter
- salt and pepper to taste
Instructions for Broccoli, Rice, Cheese, and Chicken Casserole recipe:
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked rice, chicken, and broccoli.
- In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
- Add the flour to the melted butter and whisk until a paste forms.
- Slowly add the milk to the flour mixture, whisking constantly to prevent lumps.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for a few minutes until it thickens.
- Pour the milk mixture over the rice, chicken, and broccoli, and stir to combine.
- Transfer the mixture to a 9×13-inch casserole dish.
- Top the casserole with the shredded cheese.
- Bake the casserole for 30-45 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the casserole is hot and bubbly.
To dress up the casserole, you could try garnishing it with fresh herbs like parsley or chives, or adding a sprinkle of paprika or red pepper flakes for a little extra flavor and color.
Nutrition per serving (based on 6 servings):
- Calories: 400
- Fat: 20g
- Carbohydrates: 36g
- Protein: 23g