Chicken & Broccoli Casserole

  • 1 packages (10 ounces each) frozen broccoli spears
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup sour cream

Cook broccoli according to package directions; drain well. Arrange broccoli in 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with half the cheese; top with cubed chicken. Season with salt and pepper; spoon on the cooked rice.

In a saucepan, melt butter over low heat.

Blend in flour; add milk. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until mixture thickens and bubbles. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice and fold in the sour cream.

Pour over chicken. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake at 400° for 15 to 20 minutes.

Serves 4 to 6.