Quick Broccoli Rice

Jul 11, 2024Josh Allen
Quick Broccoli Rice

Looking for a quick and easy meal that's both healthy and delicious? Look no further than this lightning-fast Broccoli Rice recipe! In just a few simple steps, you'll have a tasty dish that will satisfy your hunger and your taste buds.

What You'll Need:

- 1 cup of rice (white or brown, your choice)

- 2 cups of broccoli florets

- 1 tablespoon of olive oil

- 1 clove of garlic, minced

- Salt and pepper to taste


1. Cook the rice according to package instructions. While the rice is cooking, steam the broccoli until tender, about 5-7 minutes.

2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

3. Add the cooked rice and steamed broccoli to the skillet. Stir well to combine and heat through.

4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Feel free to add any additional seasonings or spices you like!

Time to Dig In!

There you have it - a quick and easy Broccoli Rice dish that's perfect for a busy weeknight or a lazy weekend. This recipe is versatile, so feel free to customize it with your favorite ingredients. Add some protein like chicken or tofu, throw in some extra veggies, or top it off with a sprinkle of cheese. The possibilities are endless!

So next time you're in a rush but still want a tasty and nutritious meal, give this Speedy Broccoli Rice Delight a try. Your taste buds will thank you!

Makes: 8 servings

Cook Time: 40 min

Calories: 254kcal/serving


  • ½ Small onion finely diced
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 cup Long grain white rice
  • ¼ tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 cups Broccoli chopped
  • ⅓ cup Light cream
  • ⅓ Cup Light cream
  • ½ Cup Sharp cheddar shredded
  • 2 tsp Parmesan cheese shredded


  1. In a medium saucepan, cook onion in butter over medium heat until tender.
  2. Add broth, rice, and garlic powder. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, and cover. Cook 14 minutes.
  3. Quickly add broccoli to the pot and cover. Cook an additional 5-6 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  4. Remove from the heat and rest covered 5 minutes.
  5. Fluff with fork and stir in cream and cheeses.


Elizabeth Lindemann


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