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This is a perfect time of year to try this Cheesy Broccoli Brown Rice Casserole that can be served as a side for the holidays or a main dish on a cold winter night!! And guess what?? There is a NEW RARE coupon available!
Organic Carolina Brown Rice is a perfect choice for this dish! You can also get regular Carolina Brown Rice if you are looking to save more!
There is a $.50/1 Carolina Brown Rice coupon to print right now!! Carolina Brown Rice is sold at some local WNY Tops Markets and Walmart Stores, along with other regional areas Acme, Shaws and Star Market stores.
Print your coupon below:
Here are the prices for Brown Rice variety the I have seen for Tops and Walmart. (My local store is no longer carrying the Carolina Brown Rice so I picked mine up at Walmart and they only had in stock the organic variety)
Carolina Brown Rice 1 lb = $1.59
less $.50/1 Carolina Brown Rice coupon doubled= less $1
Final Price= $.59!!
These also go on sale for $1 a few times a year!!
Walmart Organic Deal
Carolina Organic Brown Rice 2lb= $2.98
less $.50/1 Carolina Brown Rice coupon = less $.50
Final Price= $2.48
If you receive Valpak envelopes in your area, make sure to check yours to get an additional Carolina Brown Rice coupon (available in select areas)!!
1 bag Frozen Broccoli
4 tablespoons butter
1 small onion, chopped
2 tablespoons minced garlic
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 cups milk
1 can Campbell’s Cheddar Cheese
1 1/4 cup shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups Carolina brown rice cooked according to package instructions (when cooked, it should be between 3 and 4 cups)
1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
-Preheat oven to 350ºF.
-Microwave or steam broccoli according to package instructions
-Add saucepan to medium-low heat on stove. Once the saucepan is warm, add the butter until melted.
cheesy broccoli brown rice recipe
-Stir in the onions and garlic. Cook for about 7 minutes, or until the onions are softened.
-Add the flour over the onions
-Cook 2-3 minutes more, stirring constantly, until flour is golden brown.
-Slowly pour the milk into the saucepan, whisking to incorporate it into the flour as you pour. Once all the milk is in the saucepan, bring the mixture to a simmer, continuing to whisk constantly. Continue to cook, whisking often, until the sauce is thickened.
-Add the can of cheddar cheese until completely mixed in.
-Remove from heat and whisk in 1 cup of the cheddar cheese, the parmesan cheese, mustard powder, and paprika. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
-Spray bottom of 9 x 13 casserole dish. Transfer the cooked rice to the dish with the broccoli
-Pour the cheese sauce on top. Stir to incorporate; taste and add additional salt and pepper, if needed.
-Top with the remaining 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese and the panko bread crumbs
-Spray the top of the casserole with butter spray and bake for 25 minutes, then broil for about 3 minutes more, until the panko is lightly browned. Remove from oven and let the casserole sit for about 5 minutes before serving.
-Serve as a main dish or a side!