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Best Broccoli Casserole Recipe

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This recipe for Best Broccoli Casserole, by , is from Cooking With The Cousins, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Mollee R. Bundy
Added: Sunday, June 15, 2008


1 c. water
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. instant rice

1/4 c. butter or margarine (I use butter)
1/4 c. chopped onion
1/4 c. chopped celery

1 (10 3/4 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup
1 (10 3/4 oz.) can cream of celery soup
1 (10 oz.) pkg. chopped frozen broccoli, thawed
1/2 c. diced process American cheese

crackers, crumbled, for topping


Bring water to a boil. Add salt and rice. Cover and remove from heat. Let sit 5 minutes.

Melt butter in skillet. SautÚ onions and celery until tender. Combine rice, celery and onions with remaining ingredients.

Pour into a greased 1 1/2 quart casserole. Sprinkle top with cracker crumbs.

Bake at 350║ for 1 hour.

This is one of my favorite dishes. Our family has this casserole every year on Christmas Eve. I remember eating this as young as age four.




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