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Broccoli-Rice Side Dish Recipe

"This creamy dish cooks in about 15 minutes, so it's easy to put together before church on potluck Sundays," reports Faye Hintz of Springfield, Missouri.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) process cheese spread
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Dash pepper
  • 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can (2.8 ounces) french-fried onion

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe 2-qt. casserole, combine soup, cheese spread, rice, milk and pepper. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Stir in broccoli, onion and celery. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 7-9 minutes, rotating a half-turn once. Sprinkle onions over top; microwave on high for 30 seconds. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 133 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.