Easy Cheesy Broccoli and Rice

This easy, low fat vegetable casserole may finally convince your kids that broccoli tastes good!



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Servings: 6
Total Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
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    frozen chopped broccoli
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    1   cup 
    quick-cooking rice
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    1   cup 
    water
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1   cup 
    shredded reduced-fat cheddar or Swiss cheese (4 ounces)

Directions
1.
In a medium saucepan combine frozen broccoli, uncooked rice, water, and salt. Bring to boiling, stirring frequently to break up frozen broccoli.
2.
Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Return saucepan to burner. Over low heat, add cheese, stirring just until cheese is melted. If desired, serve in bowls and sprinkle with additional shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 132, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 13, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 16, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 1166, vit. C (mg) 26, sodium (mg) 270, calcium (mg) 162, iron (mg) 1, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 1, Medium-Fat Meat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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