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Broccoli, Cheese, and Rice Casserole

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Try our lightened version of the classic broccoli, cheese, and rice casserole. You'll give your family all the flavor of the original (with far fewer calories).

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 4 ounces light processed cheese, cubed (such as Velveeta Light)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or stick margarine, softened
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can condensed reduced-fat, reduced-sodium cream of mushroom soup, undiluted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 137
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 6.6 g
  • carbohydrate 19.2 g
  • fiber 2.2 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 410 mg
  • calcium 160 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, and spoon into a 2-quart casserole. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes.