My Mom's Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole

Recipe by LA286570
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Start the broccoli and rice:
  • Cook broccoli and rice as per the package instructions.
  • When broccoli is done, drain, let cool and dice.
  • Mix chicken, broccoli, and rice in a greased 9 x 13 pan.
  • For the sauce:
  • Heat half and half in microwave til bubbles appear around sides of bowl, but it does not boil. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in small saucepan.
  • Add flour and stir crazily til incorporated but not browned.
  • Add half and half.
  • Bring mixture to a boil, whisking continuously.
  • Reduce heat, and gradually add cheese, whisking to incorporate, til melted.
  • Add cream of mushroom soup gradually, whisking til incorporated.
  • Pour sauce over the dry ingredients and combine well.
  • Season to taste with salt.
  • Cover casserole with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  • Uncover and let bake 15 minutes.
  • Garnish with paprika.
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