Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Rose Dailey


This is my version because I like spicy. :-)

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This broccoli and rice casserole is pure creamy, cheesy goodness. Each bite has bits of broccoli. Rotel tomatoes are what make this side dish special. They add a kick of flavor. The perfect casserole for any occasion. Spicy, fresh, and satisfying. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 10 votes

15 Min
50 Min


  • 2 c
    cooked broccoli
  • 2 c
    cooked rice
  • 1 c
    Velvetta cheese, melted
  • 1 can(s)
    Rotel tomatoes, no juices, make sure it is drained really well (10 oz)
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup (10.5 oz)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Test Kitchen Tips
We baked this in a 9x13 baking dish. It could easily be put in a smaller casserole dish. Add cooked diced chicken for a complete meal!


  1. Place the Velveeta, cream of mushroom soup, milk, Rotel, garlic powder, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir everything until melted.
  2. Add steamed rice and broccoli. Stir until combined.
  3. Transfer to a casserole dish. Top with grated cheddar cheese.
  4. Bake in at 350 degrees, uncovered, for 45 to 50 minutes or until cheese is browned.

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About Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: Casserole Crazy
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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