Wild Rice, Cheese & Broccoli Casserole Recipe

Prep: 15 mins – Cook: 90 mins – Total: 105 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 small shallots, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 2 cups wild rice blend
  • 3 heads broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Heat the olive oil In a large, oven safe skillet over medium heat. When the oil shimmers, add the shallots and cook until fragrant, about 2-3 minutes. Add the mushrooms, thyme, dill, crushed red pepper, and season with salt and pepper. Cook undisturbed for 5 minutes or until golden. Add the butter and wild rice, cook 2-3 minutes, until the rice is golden and toasted. Pour in 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook, covered for 40-45 minutes.
  • Once the rice is cooked, stir in the broccoli, spinach, and 1/2 cup of each cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Scatter the remaining cheese over top the casserole.
  • Transfer to the oven and bake 20-25 minutes, until the cheese is melted and just beginning to brown. Serve warm with additional thyme.

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