Cheesy Rice & Broccoli

You can never have too much cheese.
cheesy rice broccoli

Recipe by Vivian Howard

Active TimeTotal TimeServings

30 minutes

1 hour

6 to 8


  • 1 tbsp. butter

  • 1 2/3 cups long-grain rice   

  • 6 scallions, thinly sliced   

  • 3 cups chicken stock   

  • 1 cup whole milk   

  • 1/2 cup chopped broccoli florets  

  • 2 tsp. kosher salt   

  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar   

  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella   

  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan   


Preheat the oven to 375°. In a Dutch oven, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the rice and scallions. Cook, stirring constantly, until the rice is toasted, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the stock, milk, broccoli, and kosher salt and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in the cheddar and mozzarella; season with pepper. Top with the Parmesan. Bake until golden, about 30 minutes.