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Cheesy Broccoli Rice Recipe

Looking for a new side dish for your holiday dinners? Try this recipe that combines tender rice, nutritious broccoli and savory cheese!— Karen Weavill, Johnston, Rhode Island
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1. In a skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the rice, broccoli and cheddar cheese.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe Note

Making Cheesy Broccoli Rice for a holiday dinner? Give it a festive look by stirring in some drained pimientos.

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Softcrab User ID: 3292266 82548
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2010

"This was a Good recipe... I have also made a similar version with adding cooked diced chicken breast, and a can of low sodium cream of *** any kind of soup. easy & Yummy"

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