Make-Ahead Broccoli, Cheese & Rice

30 12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Recipe By
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(3) 1 Review
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

This recipe will look and taste like it came out of the oven, even though it's made ahead and microwaved.

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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 Cheez Whiz. Let stand, covered, 5 min.; stir until Cheez Whiz is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Spoon into microwaveable serving 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.

Variation

Prepare as directed, using instant brown rice, Cheez Whiz Light Process Cheese Product, non-hydrogenated margarine, Ritz 30% Less Fat Crackers, and Kraft 100% Parmesan Light Grated Cheese.

Shortcut

Recipe can be prepared and served right away. No need to refrigerate first.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 170
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 560mg
Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 60 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 10 %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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  • sylvielandry |

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  • claudettecollins |

    This recipe was a big hit with my grandsons 16, 18 & 22, and was great because I was able to prepare it a day ahead and travel with it. It was so easy and so good.

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