This is a vintage recipe from my Aunt Faye's collection of favorite recipes.
Old Fashioned Broccoli Rice and Cheese Casserole:
Here's what you'll need:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
1 - 9" X 13" Casserole Dish sprayed with a Vegetable Cooking Spray
2 (10oz.) packages of frozen Broccoli. (cook according to package directions and drain)
1 C Instant Rice (uncooked)
1 can of Cream of Mushroom Soup
1 can of Cream of Chicken Soup (Vegetarian version uses Cream of Celery Soup)
1 1/4 C Water
1 (16oz.) package of Processed American Cheese (Velveeta), cubed or 2 (16oz) Jars of Cheese Sauce.
1 TBS Butter
6 Ribs of Celery, finely chopped
1 Large Onion, diced
Salt and Pepper, to taste
In a medium saucepan on low heat:
Chicken or Celery Soup
Heat and gradually add Cheese until melted.
In a skillet on medium heat:
Saute until soft.
In a large Mixing bowl:
Season to taste with Salt and Pepper.
Stir to mix well.
Pour into the Casserole Dish.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Peace in the Kitchen!