Monday, October 18, 2010

Broccolli, Cheese and Chicken Casserole

I was on Facebook one day and someone wrote Cheesy Rice, YUM!

Boom that was all it took, I could not stop thinking about making a casserole with cheesy rice and chicken and just to make it seem healthy some Broccoli. I had some Velveeta to use up and the rest I pulled straight out of my ass! Not literally of course!

It is truly one of the best casseroles I have ever come up with! We had seconds last night, which was something we DON'T DO EVER!

3 cups cooked rice
1 head of broccoli, rinsed and cut into florets
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can cheese soup
1/3 of a large brick of Velveeta cubed
1 package pre-shredded cheese of your choice
1 small can fire roasted chili peppers (mild)
milk about 1/2 cup
1/2 tbl Cayanne (or less to your taste)
Salt and Pepper
1 tsp onion powder
2 large boneless and skinless chicken breasts
Cut your breasts into cubes and brown them on high heat in a non stick pan with a bit of olive oil

Assemble the rest of the ingredients (except the rice and chicken) into a large bowl and mix well, you will need to add some milk to make it a bit soupy

Add the chicken and the rice and mix well, adding more milk if needed. You don't want it too soupy, just a little

Pour into a well greased casserole pan (it makes a huge amount)
Bake at 350 for 30 minutes until bubbly. If it has not browned really well on top, broil it for 3 minutes or so


sophia said...

Haha, who says social media is a waste of time? It just fed you this delicious meal! :-)

tamilyn said...

Mmmm. Cheesy and gooey looking-perfect for our cool weather we are having here.

grace said...

i'll be honest--if you want me to eat broccoli, you're gonna have to slather it with cheese. that's all there is to that. :)

Marjie said...

I like broccoli, but it's improved by cheese. Ditto for chicken. Looks like a great meal on a cold autumn night!

Pam said...

Nice! It looks and sounds creamy, comforting, and delicious!

Debbie said...

Looks so comforting and delicious. I don't have the same ass pulling talent as you.....I usually always need a recipe to guide me!!!!

Velva said...

There is something about cheese, rice of pasta that just screams comfort food. This was a creative put together of ingredients. Nice! I can see why they ate leftovers.

The Blonde Duck said...

I love chicken and cheese.

Preppy Pettit said...

I will have to test this for tomm. evening! The twins had their tonsils out last Thursday and ar4e restricted to diet of "soft" foods for many days to come. I wonder if this would work for them? It sure does for me!!

Anonymous said...


The Blonde Duck said...

Happy Wednesday!

Dr.Sameena Prathap


Ohh the love the chicken dish...yumm yumm...:)


Sophie said...

MMMMM,...cheesy all the way,..What a glamour & festive looking dish, Cheryl!! I love it!!

Easy yet so stylish too!

Lynda said...

This dish is great comfort Cheryl....I've been craving this kind of food since fall rolled in.
Can't wait to make this!

Cathy - wheresmydamnanswer said...

Incredible looking and great comfort food recipe!! Welcome Fall!!

Donna-FFW said...

Pulled it straight out of your ass , huh? Should have put that on you tube. It would have made you millions;)

MaryBeth said...

Looks good to me...I would eat it

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