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Cheesy Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Marybeth Feutz
Are you looking for an easy side dish for a busy weeknight dinner? Your family will love this Cheesy Broccoli & Rice Casserole and you'll have leftovers!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 4 -6 servings


  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 Tablespoons butter melted
  • <g class="gr_ gr_74 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling multiReplace" id="74" data-gr-id="74">15 ounce</g> jar Velveeta cheese spread
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 16 ounce package frozen broccoli thawed
  • 10-3/4 ounce can cream of celery soup
  • 1-1/2 cup instant rice uncooked
  • 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs


  • In a large saucepan, saute onion in 1/2 cup butter until onion is tender.
  • Add cheese sauce, milk, broccoli, soup, and rice to onion and butter. Stir until combined.
  • Transfer mixture to a greased casserole dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs and 2 Tablespoons of melted butter, stir well to coat. Sprinkle over casserole.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes, until hot and bubbly.
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