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Cheesy Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole

broccoli chicken and rice casserole

4 from 3 reviews

This cheesy chicken broccoli and rice casserole is so comforting and delicious, and comes together in minutes!

Ingredients

For the cream of chicken soup*:

For the casserole:

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Add the butter to a saute pan over medium heat, once melted, add the onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes, until softened.
  3. Add the flour to the pot and whisk to combine, then slowly pour in the chicken broth, whisking the mixture constantly to ensure there are no lumps. Once smooth, whisk in the milk, salt, pepper, and thyme and let cook for 1-2 minutes, until the sauce is thick and bubbling.
  4. Add the rice, chicken, and broccoli to a 4 quart baking dish, then pour the sauce over and toss to combine. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 45 minutes, until the rice is fully cooked through and the liquid is absorbed, then remove the foil and sprinkle with cheese and bake for an additional 15 minutes.

Notes

Keywords: gluten free, dairy free, broccoli, cheddar, easy, make ahead