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Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Aurora, Colorado

Yummy Broccoli-Cheese Squares

Here’s a delicious side dish made using Green Giant® broccoli and white rice – tasty cheese squares.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup uncooked instant white rice
1/2
cup water
1
box (10 oz) Green Giant® frozen cut broccoli in cheese flavored sauce, thawed
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix cooked rice, broccoli in cheese sauce, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  • 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate dough into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.
  • 4 Press each to form 6x3 1/2-inch rectangle. Mound generous 1/3 cup broccoli mixture evenly onto one end of each dough rectangle. Fold and stretch dough over filling; press edges to seal. (Squares will be very full.) With tines of fork, crimp edges. Place on cookie sheet. Brush with butter; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.
  • 5 Bake 19 to 24 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix cooked rice, broccoli in cheese sauce, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
  • 3 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate dough into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.
  • 4 Press each to form 6x3 1/2-inch rectangle. Mound generous 1/3 cup broccoli mixture evenly onto one end of each dough rectangle. Fold and stretch dough over filling; press edges to seal. (Squares will be very full.) With tines of fork, crimp edges. Place on cookie sheet. Brush with butter; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese.
  • 5 Bake 19 to 24 minutes or until golden brown.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To quickly thaw broccoli, cut small slit in center of pouch; microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes or until thawed.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
3g
3%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
1080mg
1080%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.