Creamy brown rice with broccoli (EASY!!)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 79.2
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.2 mg
  • Sodium: 337.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 4.0 g

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DELICIOUS. And good for you with lots of fiber and very little fat! Pretty low on calories, too! DELICIOUS. And good for you with lots of fiber and very little fat! Pretty low on calories, too!
Number of Servings: 4


    1/2 cup brown rice
    1 1/2 cups water
    1 cup frozen broccoli
    1 tsp butter (can sub olive oil or take out altogether)
    Generous Dash of Mrs. Dash original blend (or 1/2 tsp of dried basil is good, too)
    1 tsp Better than Boullion Chicken or Vegetable base (or one boullion cube)
    2 TBSP shredded Parmesan cheese
    2 slices cooked turkey bacon, snipped or crumbled


SUPER FAST EASY WAY: use a rice cooker. Put in all ingredients except bacon and parmesan. Allow cooker to do it's thing. When finished, stir in bacon and parmesan and allow to sit a few minutes. Stir again and enjoy!

SLIGHTLY LONGER BUT STILL WORTH THE WAIT WAY: Cook the rice and broccoli together with the cup and a half of water and boullion till rice is tender in medium saucepan on med. heat. (read rice package for more detailed instructions...just follow them as though you were cooking only rice)
Take pan off heat. Add all other ingredients and stir well. Cover and let sit for 10 minutes for cheese to melt. Stir one more time and serve.
Makes 4 approx. half cup servings.

Omit water and boullion. Use 1 3/4 cups unsalted or low salt chicken broth or vegetable broth. Omit bacon.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MINAMUM.

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