Make-Ahead Broccoli, Cheese & Rice

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(70) 60 Reviews
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

12 servings, 1/2 cup each

Cheesy, creamy rice and broccoli get topped with buttery-tasting RITZ Crackers for a savory side you can make ahead of time so it's ready when you are.

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  • Bring broccoli and broth to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Stir in VELVEETA. Let stand, covered, 5 min. Stir until VELVEETA is completely melted. Spoon into microwaveable bowl. Refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in small skillet on medium heat. Add cracker crumbs; cook 2 to 3 min. or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Cool completely. Stir in Parmesan. Spoon into airtight container. Store at room temperature up to 24 hours.
  • Cover broccoli mixture with waxed paper just before serving. Microwave on HIGH 5 to 6 min. or until heated through; stir. Sprinkle with crumb mixture. Microwave, uncovered, 2 to 3 min. or until heated through.

Substitute

Prepare using 2% Milk VELVEETA.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 1/2 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1/2 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 150
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 380mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
   
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • lisalucid01 | Wed, Dec 7 2011 11:20 AM

    Made this for thanksgiving the family loved it

  • megankgreen | Sun, Aug 21 2011 8:52 PM

  • Ladybug5019 | Sat, Jun 18 2011 2:32 PM

    Very easy and quick to make. I added some shredded sharp cheddar cheese to it to give it some ZING!

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