This Slow Cooker Velveeta Broccoli Rice Casserole is our go-to holiday side dish. Using a Crockpot is such an easy way to make cheesy broccoli and rice casserole. This Thanksgiving and Christmas favorite is easier than ever when made in a slow cooker!

Slow Cooker Velveeta Broccoli Rice Casserole

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli casserole, broccoli cheese casserole
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 331kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
This Slow Cooker Velveeta Broccoli Rice Casserole is our go-to holiday side dish. Using a Crockpot is such an easy way to make cheesy broccoli and rice casserole. This Thanksgiving and Christmas favorite is easier than ever when made in a slow cooker!
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Ingredients

  • cup Minute Rice
  • ¾ lb. 3 inches Velveeta Cheese, cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 large package 14.4 oz chopped frozen broccoli
  • 1 teaspoon onion flakes or ¼ cup onion minced
  • 1 can 8 oz. water chestnuts, drained and diced
  • 10.5 ounces Cream of Mushroom Soup click for recipe!
  • 1 can 10½ oz. Unsalted Chicken or Beef Broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup white wine opt.
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper ground
  • Optional topping:
  • 1 cup crushed Ritz crackers.
  • ¼ cup butter melted

Instructions

  • Turn slow cooker to desired temperature.
  • Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Combine all ingredients in slow cooker and stir thoroughly.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH 2 hours or LOW 4 hours.
  • If desired (and if your crock pot has removable crock), combine crushed crackers and melted butter. Sprinkle the cracker/butter mixture over cooked casserole and place under oven broiler to brown. It can burn quickly, so watch closely.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 1010mg | Potassium: 465mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1270IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 409mg | Iron: 1.9mg