Recipe: Cheddar and Broccoli Rice

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Thick, creamy cheese sauce and broccoli turn rice into the ultimate comfort food.


1 Tbsp butter
3 c cooked rice
3 oz cream cheese (regular or low fat)
1 c cheddar cheese, shredded
1 c chopped, steamed broccoli
1 c milk, divided
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper

Melt butter in large pot over medium heat. Add rice, stirring gently to combine.

Cut the cream cheese into large cubes and add to the rice along with ½ cup of milk.

Stir until cream cheese is melted and incorporated into the rice.

Add cheddar cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, salt pepper and remaining ½ cup of milk.

Stir until cheese is melted and everything is combined.

Fold in broccoli.

Serve immediately.

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