Does Brown Rice make for good casserole? Yes it does because this brown rice keeps the casserole from getting sticky and is high in fiber while adding a hearty, nutty chew.

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 60 min

Total time: 75 min

Brown Rice and Broccoli/Cauliflower Casserole
Copyright Recipe © 2016 Woodland Foods


Serves 8-10


  1. Heat an oven to 350° F

  2. Bring the 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil with 1 teaspoon of salt in a small sauce pot. Add the rice, cover, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook undisturbed for 25-30 minutes. Remove the pot and allow the rice to sit for 10 minutes.

  3. Place the cauliflower in a small pot and cover with water. Boil until the cauliflower is very soft then strain. Puree the cauliflower and the cream cheese in a processor to a thick, smooth consistency. Set aside

  4. Use non-stick spray to lightly coat a casserole dish.

  5. In a medium bowl mix the rice with 1 cup of broccoli, cauliflower and cheese sauce, salt, spices and 1 cup of cheddar. Spread this mixture onto the casserole dish evenly. Sprinkle with the remaining cheddar and broccoli and bake for 30 minutes.

  6. Allow the casserole to sit for 5 minutes before serving.