Here's one of our favorite Broccoli and Rice Casserole Recipes:

Ingredients for the casserole:

  • • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • • 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen chopped broccoli
  • • 1/3 cup milk
  • • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
  • • 1 jar (8 ounces) pasteurized process cheese sauce
  • • 1 1/2 cups cooked long grain white rice

Heat the butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally.

Stir the broccoli in the skillet and cook until it's tender-crisp, stirring occasionally.

Stir in the milk, soup, cheese sauce and rice. Cook and stir until the cheese is melted.

Pour the broccoli mixture into a 2-quart shallow baking dish and bake at 350°F. for 30 minutes or until the mixture is hot and bubbling.

Shape Magazine suggests 16 ways to eat more veggies, especially broccoli and SF Gate offers tips on how to make white rice taste good and be healthy.

Of interest, a new study from the University of Copenhagen suggests that the selenium in broccoli may help fight the following cancers:

  • • melanoma
  • • prostate cancer
  • • leukemia

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