Thursday, July 19, 2012

Cheesy Wild Rice & Broccoli

A delicious side to perk up any meal... Nutritious... eat your broccoli! You can also add fresh spinach or asparagus to this dish!
<3 Lishie

Cheesy Wild Rice & Broccoli

  • 1-2 TBSp olive oil
  • 1 c wild rice
  • 2 1/4 c chicken broth(or veggie broth)
  • 2 small heads of broccoli florets
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 TBSp butter
  • 1 c shredded sharp cheddar
  • S & P
Heat the olive oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat.  Add the rice & stir to coat. Toast the rice, stirring often, just until it starts to turn golden.
Pour in the chicken broth, bring to a boil, turn heat to low, & cover.  Cook, covered, for 10 minutes.

Add in the broccoli & garlic, continue cooking for 5 -10 minutes or until most of the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from the heat & stir in the butter, cheese & S & P; Taste. Enjoy!

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