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Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

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

Ingredients

  • 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 shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  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 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until heated through.
Making Cheesy Broccoli Rice for a holiday dinner? Give it a festive look by stirring in some drained pimientos.

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