Broccoli Cheese Casserole


This recipe was the 'birthday dinner' recipe that my husband requested from his mom when he was young. After she passed away, he thought the recipe was lost forever... Until I found it tucked away in one of her old cookbooks and made it for a surprise birthday present last year!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 servings


  • ½ cup uncooked long-grain rice

  • 6 slices bacon

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 (10 ounce) package chopped frozen broccoli, thawed

  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar processed cheese sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a saucepan bring 1 cup water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside. Saute onions in bacon drippings over medium heat.

  4. In a 9x13 inch baking dish combine cooked rice, bacon, onions, broccoli, soup, milk and cheese sauce.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

350 Calories
23g Fat
22g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 350
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 11g 56%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 1401mg 61%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 22mg 108%
Calcium 270mg 21%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 388mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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