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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