Cheesy Broccoli Rice
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Serves: 6 c
  • 2 c raw rice
  • 1 large head broccoli, washed and chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 c skim milk
  • 1 T real butter
  • 1 T flour
  • ½-1 c shredded fiesta or sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. While rice is cooking, sauté broccoli and onion in a large skillet(use water or a little oil)
  3. Set aside broccoli and onion and start white sauce.
  4. To make white sauce, melt better in a small sauce pan.
  5. Add flour and whisk together.
  6. Slowly add milk, whisking constantly.
  7. On a medium-low temperature, cook white sauce, stirring constantly, until it has reached desired thickness. Add cheese and melt into sauce.
  8. Add salt and pepper, to taste.
  9. In a large pan, combine together cooked rice, vegetables, and cheese sauce.
  10. Serve warm.
Recipe by Home Baked Joy at