Shoney's Broccoli Casserole
6 cups coarsely chopped broccoli florets
3 cups cooked rice
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
1¼ pounds Velveeta cheese
3 cups half-and-half
1 cup crushed Ritz crackers
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place eggs in mixing bowl and lightly whip for approximately 20 seconds.
Add broccoli, rice, salt, and pepper. Mix well to incorporate ingredients.
Dice Velveeta into ¼" pieces. Place cheese and half-and-half in microwave-safe container, cover, and microwave for 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Add to ingredients in bowl. Blend well to mix all ingredients.
Spray a medium baking dish with cooking spray.
Pour casserole mixture into the pan and bake for 30 minutes.
Top the casserole with Ritz crackers and Cheddar cheese and cook for 5 minutes more, or until cheese melts and crackers brown.
Shoney's is a restaurant chain operating mostly in the southern states, with a fairly basic dinner menu for the budgetconscience family. One of the most popular features is that they serve breakfast all day and put out a large breakfast buffet.