The E-Care group prepares up to a dozen batches of a similar side dish at a time to freeze and deliver to church members. We added cooked rice to make it more substantial, plus a sprinkling of breadcrumbs for a little crunch. Thaw a frozen casserole in the refrigerator before baking.
Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2008
1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a simmer. Add cheese; stir until melted. Remove from heat; stir in cooked rice and broccoli. Transfer broccoli mixture to an 11 x 7–inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
3. Place bread in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until coarse crumbs measure 1/2 cup. Sprinkle broccoli mixture with breadcrumbs. Cover and bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes.
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