Broccoli Rice Casserole

This cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole is comfort food at its finest! Made with creamy mushroom soup, cheese dip, white rice and fresh bread, it’s ready in under an hour.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 minutes
Cooking time COOK TIME 35 mins
Servings SERVES 6
Ready in TOTAL TIME 40 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® White Rice
  • 2 tbsp butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion, chopped
  • 1 can (10.75 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 pkg (10 oz) frozen chopped broccoli, cooked, well drained
  • 1 cup cheese dip
  • 1/2 cup bread cubes
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Try our Broccoli Rice Casserole for a delicious baked dish in about 40 minutes. Loaded with broccoli and undeniably satisfying, this casserole is ideal for any occasion.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté until tender, about 3 to 5 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Add rice, soup, broccoli and cheese dip to skillet. Stir to combine. Spoon into a greased, 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.

    Step 4

  • In a medium, microwave-safe bowl, microwave remaining butter on HIGH for 30 seconds, or until melted. Add bread cubes and mix well. Sprinkle on top of casserole and finish with shredded cheese.

    Step 5

  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until heated through.

    Recipe Tips

    For a more filling meal, mix 2 cups of shredded, cooked chicken or shrimp into the skillet before adding to the casserole dish. Or, serve this side dish with a lean cut of cooked meat, fish or poultry and a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite dressing.

    To enhance the flavor even more, sauté 1 package (8 oz) sliced mushrooms along with the onion.

     

A Classic Combo

This Broccoli Rice Casserole recipe is a quintessential, creamy side dish that’s perfect for dinner, an office potluck or a holiday meal. Made with condensed cream of mushroom soup, it’s no surprise that this dish is as deliciously-comforting as it gets.

The ultimate comfort food, this hearty casserole makes our list of top comforting rice recipes. Cozy up to this dish in the colder months and let its veggie-packed power help you beat the winter chills.

Ready in less than an hour, this casserole combines a cup of cheese dip with cream of mushroom soup, broccoli florets and sautéed onions. The addition of our Minute® Instant White Rice helps bind these ingredients together while keeping your cooking time to a minimum.

Once ready, this cheesy broccoli and rice treasure will serve up to 6 guests. Perfect for last-minute suppers, this recipe is easy to clean up and lets your oven do most of the work. Fewer dishes and a quick-cooking method? Sign us up!