Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

Creamy baked rice and broccoli, an easy delicious side dish or light lunch with a salad and sliced tomatoes! My DD will only eat rice if cooked like this (or chinese) it is really easy, and tastes great! Good re-heated too! I have also used spinach or 1 cup of frozen peas instead of the broccoli. I think this came from a milk calander.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 In a large fry pan, melt butter.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook for 1 min over med heat.
  3. Add thyme, rice, and flour, stirring for 1 minute Pour in chicken broth, stir and bring to a boil, cook for 1 minute Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in broccoli, milk and parm cheese.
  5. Mix well and pour into a buttered 6 cup casserole dish.
  6. Cover and bake for 35 min or until tender.
  7. Meanwhile, to make crumb topping, toss together all ingredients and set aside.
  8. Remove casserole from oven, stir in lemon zest and sprinkle with crumb topping.
  9. Broil for 1 to 2 min until golden.
Most Helpful

I,ve made this Twice now and its really a lovely side dish.In the second one I made I added 2 tins of flaked tuna fish and a dash of tabasco before adding the crumb topping and it was delicious!Thankyou

Norahs Girl August 27, 2005

This was simple to make with ingredients that I typically have on hand. I upped the broccoli and skipped the topping. I'm going to try a different kind of cheese next time. Thanks, Lois M.

etully February 06, 2007

This was excellent!! I really enjoyed it and my girls ate all they were given which is always fine by me! We used tenderstem broccoli which worked well because the stem still had a bit of a crunch. This is a definite keeper. Thanks for posting!

HappyBunny March 22, 2005