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Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole

This cheesy broccoli rice casserole is a staple at our family holiday meals.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy broccoli rice casserole
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 194kcal
Author: Barbara


  • 15 oz. Cheez Whiz
  • 2 (10.5) oz. cans cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 2 cups dry instant rice (not cooked)
  • 1/4 cup diced onion (optional)
  • 24 oz. bag of frozen broccoli


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a 13 x 9-inch baking dish by spraying generously with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix together Cheez Whiz, mushroom soup and melted butter. Mix together until a smooth cheese sauce forms.
  • Add dry rice, onion (or dried minced onion can be used), and frozen broccoli to the cheese sauce.  Stir until completely incorporated.
  • Pour into prepared dish. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes or until cooked completely through. 


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 658mg | Potassium: 233mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 1mg