Broccoli-Rice Casserole

Recipe by Shari2
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook broccoli in boiling water for 3 minutes until crisp tender.
  • Drain broccoli and plunge into cold water.
  • Drain again and set aside.
  • Melt 1 Tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of margarine over medium heat.
  • Sauté onion for 3 minutes or until tender.
  • Add flour and mustard and cook 1 minute stirring constantly with a wire whisk.
  • Gradually add the skim milk while stirring constantly.
  • Cook an additional 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and add pepper.
  • Combine the broccoli, milk mixture, rice, cheese and mayonnaise in a bowl; stir well.
  • Spoon into a shallow 2 quart casserole dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Melt remaining teaspoon of margarine and combine with crushed melba toast, sprinkle on top of casserole.
  • Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes or until heated through.
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