Broccoli Cheese Casserole

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!"


1 h servings 350 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 350 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 22.9 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 13.4 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 1401 mg
  • 56%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
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  1. 92 Ratings


I love this recipe!! I have made probably 15-20 times, I usually use fresh broccoli that I steam for about 5-10 min. (just a personal preference), and increase the rice to 1c. (which I cook in...

DELICIOUS!!! Made exactly according to recipe EXCEPT I followed the suggestions of other reviewers and doubled the rice to one full cup in 2 cups of was absolutely perfect!!!! Not t...

Coming from a large family, we divide up the cooking when we all get together. I was assigned a vegetable to bring to Thanksgiving dinner, and decided to try this one. Everyone loved it!!! Ev...

Perfect...Just consider adding the 1 sleeve of ritz crackers crushed with 1/2 cup melted butter placed on top just before going into oven!! That's how it's done at Cheddar's Resturant

I fixed this for Christmas dinner because I had a broccolli rice casserole lover coming. It must of been pretty good because she kept asking me what where the different tastes she was getting. I...

I agree with a couple of the other reviews: this needs less onion and could use more rice to make it firmer and less soupy. I will try it again that way. The taste is good, the bacon is a nice ...

This recipe is a great base and very forgiving. I used a whole pkg of 10-minute brown rice; most but not all pkg of frozen chopped broccoli, and added 2 tbsp Creole Seasoning from this site, 1 t...

I made this to bring to Thanksgiving dinner and everyone who ate it actually requested I make it for Christmas dinner too. Both times it was gone and everyone, even the kids, loved it!

This recipe is really great! I'm sure it would've been wonderful had I followed the recipe exactly, but I did make a couple of changes based on what I had. I used minute rice instead of long gra...