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Vernita's Broccoli Casserole

Rated as 4.41 out of 5 Stars

"My mother-in-law makes the best broccoli rice bake."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 278 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Pour the crushed crackers into a small bowl. Mix in the melted margarine until evenly coated; set aside.
  3. Stir the broccoli, onion, Cheddar cheese, rice, condensed cream of mushroom soup, and water in 2 quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with the cracker crumbs.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the casserole is hot in the center and the top is browned and bubbly, 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 278 calories; 18.7 g fat; 18 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 30 mg cholesterol; 541 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made this for a Christmas dinner side dish this year and got rave reviews. I did tweak it a little...I sauteed the onion first, chopped up the broccoli a little and increased the Ritz Cracker...

Most helpful critical review

While it was easy, it didn't have much flavor. Maybe adding some hot sauce, garlic or herbs would have given it the extra kick it needed. May try again with some revisions.

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I made this for a Christmas dinner side dish this year and got rave reviews. I did tweak it a little...I sauteed the onion first, chopped up the broccoli a little and increased the Ritz Cracker...

i like this recipe. simple, fast, & cheesy! what more could you ask for? i used cream of chicken instead of mushroom. i may add garlic next time. but this one is a keeper!

THANK YOU for a recipe that calls for REAL CHEESE and not process cheese spread or Velveeta or any other goo that's not real cheese! I had no crackers so I left them off (DH is gluten intoleran...

Loved this casserole. I made it as a side dish with our pork chops and it was great! The crunch of the Ritz on top really made this dish stand out. I didn't have enough cheddar on hand but it wa...

This darn broccoli casserole was REALLY good!! My tweaks: I cooked the rice first and replaced the water with milk, used reduced calorie cream of chicken instead of mushroom, used 1/2 sleeve of...

I had planned to eat leftovers the next day...but there weren't any!! I added 1 can cream of celery soup, substitued milk for the water, and used fresh brocolli (2 stalks) instead of frozen. I...

Good and easy recipe. I'm the guy that is always designated to bring paper plates and napkins to the family get togethers. So when I brought this broccoli casserole everyone was nervous. Turn...

I subtracted the rice and added a pound of hamburger, and it was great-- even better the next day!

The recipe is good as it is, my husband don't like onion so I didn't put it in but it still taste fantastic! Thank you for sharing :)