Easy Cheesy Broccoli and Rice

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

Easy Cheesy Broccoli and Rice
15 mins
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  • 1 10 ounce package frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar or Swiss cheese (4 ounces)
In a medium saucepan combine frozen broccoli, uncooked rice, water, and salt. Bring to boiling, stirring frequently to break up frozen broccoli.
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) 1166.17, vit. C (mg) 25.98, sodium (mg) 270, calcium (mg) 161.55, iron (mg) 1.08, Vegetables () 0.5, Starch () 1, Medium-Fat Meat () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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