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Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Cheesy Broccoli Rice - A fantastic versatile side dish loaded with cheesy broccoli and rice. Use the cheese and vegetable your family loves.
Course dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword #dinner, broccoli, casserole, cheese, long grain rice, side dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • 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


  • Place the oil in a medium size sauce pan over medium to low heat.
  • Add the rice to the pan, cook and stir, until the rice starts to turn golden brown.
  • Add the chicken broth to the pan, heat till it starts to boil. Place a lid on the pan.
  • Cook, covered, for 15 - 20 minutes or until most of the chicken broth is absorbed.
  • 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.
  • Stir again and add salt and pepper to taste ,add milk if desired to get the consistency you want.