Every week I try to incorporate a new recipe into our menu. While I was grocery shopping at Wal-Mart I checked out Mrs. Paul’s Fish Tenders in the freezer section because I had a coupon for $1/1 Mrs. Pauls and wondered if my family would eat them or not. I figured it couldn’t be too bad with the right recipe.
The next day I told my kiddos we were having a surprise for dinner. I did not want to hear “yuck” or “gross” without them trying it.
All day my son kept bugging me about the dinner surprise so I finally told him that we were having fish. Other than tuna fish sandwiches we very rarely eat fish because cooking it intimidates me. While the kiddos were taking a nap I prepped the casserole, which thanks to a microwave, frozen veggies and pre-made fish tenders made it quick and easy, so that when hubby got home we could put it in the oven and spend family time together.
The house filled with a wonderful aroma. As we began to eat, my son looks over to me and asked “Mommy, where’s the fish?”
That is when I knew I had a keeper! After dinner, I put the recipe in my binder so that I could make it again.
To make this super duper easy fish tender casserole you will need the following ingredients:
1 box Mrs. Paul’s Fish Tenders
1 bag BirdsEye Steamfresh Broccoli Florets
1-1/2 cups cooked rice
1 cup whole milk or half and half
1-1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 Tablespoon Garlic or garlic powder
1/2 tspn black pepper
1/4 tspn salt
1 tspn oregano
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Cook the broccoli and rice as directed on bags.
3. Mix together the cooked rice, milk, 1/2 cup cheese, and all of the spices until well combined. Fold in cooked broccoli.
4. Transfer everything into a 9 inch baking pan. Top with frozen fish tenders and remaining 1 cup of cheese.
5. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve immediately.
For more ideas check out tasty and easy video recipes from The Neely’s.
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