Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole (Adapted from Simpledailyrecipes.com)

4 c. cooked rice
3 c. shredded colby jack cheese
2 c. milk
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
3 c. steamed chopped broccoli
4 c. chopped leftover chicken

Mix everything together in a bowl, reserving 1 c. of cheese for topping.

Sprinkle with cheese.

Bake 350 F. for 35 minutes.

I used the leftover “fried” chicken.

This was a huge hit, and a good way to use leftovers.

Any meat could be used. Any vegetable could be used. You could also use millet or quinoa. You could easily add in onions, mushrooms, garlic, etc. to change the flavors up a bit. Brown rice would be healthier. Jarred cheese sauce would work (but not be healthier!) I can’t wait to try variations with the millet and quinoa. We are trying to go back to healthier eating at least a couple of times a week!

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