Cheesy Broccoli with Brown Rice

    Cheesy Broccoli with Brown Rice


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    About this recipe: A substantial meat-free meal, made by cooking brown rice, topping it with broccoli, grated Cheddar cheese and toasted walnuts. It's simple and unbelievably tasty.

    Serves: 4 

    • 55g walnuts, chopped
    • 15g butter
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
    • 100g easy cook brown rice
    • 250ml vegetable stock
    • 450g fresh broccoli florets
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 125g Cheddar cheese, grated

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Place walnuts on small baking tray and bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until toasted.
    2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic in melted butter for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the rice, add the stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 7 to 8 minutes.
    3. Place broccoli in a microwave-safe dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover and microwave until tender.
    4. Spoon rice onto a serving plate and top with broccoli. Sprinkle walnuts and cheese on top.

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    Yummy and easy, I made this using mushrooms, red onion, tomatoes, and toasted flaked almonds. Lovely thanks! - 16 Nov 2013

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