Cheesy Broccoli Rice Recipe

Cheesy Broccoli Rice satisfies my boxed rice cravings perfectly.  It’s homemade and absolutely delicious, plus I know every ingredient it’s made with!  Long grain rice, real cheese and spices with a veggie thrown in for good measure.

It’s also a very versatile recipe.  I’ve made it with cheddar cheese, tonight I made it with Monterey Jack.  You can switch out the broccoli with a veggie your family loves, or make it without one. Cheesy Broccoli Rice is a homemade side dish your whole family will eat and love, Enjoy!

Cheesy Broccoli Rice Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups broccoli or veggie of your choice, steamed and chopped roughly
  • 1 1/3 cups grated cheese use the cheese your family loves...Cheddar, Monterey Jack etc...
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • milk as needed to thin before serving if nessecary
  1. Place the oil in a medium size sauce pan over medium to low heat.
  2. Add the rice to the pan, cook and stir, until the rice starts to turn golden brown.
  3. Add the chicken broth to the pan, heat till it starts to boil. Place a lid on the pan.
  4. Cook, covered, for 15 - 20 minutes or until most of the chicken broth is absorbed.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the butter, chopped broccoli, cheese, and garlic powder. Stir until well incorporated. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
  6. Stir again and add salt and pepper to taste ,add milk if desired to get the consistency you want.
Recipe Adapted : CHEESY BROCCOLI RICE @ bunnyswarmoven

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