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Make-Ahead Rice, Broccoli and Cheese Recipe
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Make-Ahead Rice, Broccoli and Cheese Recipe

Make-Ahead Rice, Broccoli and Cheese Recipe
Prepare our Make-Ahead Rice, Broccoli and Cheese Recipe beforehand so it's ready to go when you are. Good for a whole 24 hours before an event, our Make-Ahead Rice, Broccoli and Cheese Recipe is the perfect side to knock out the day before an event. Just heat it up in the microwave and serve!
30 Min(s) Prep | 30 Min (s) Cook
8 servings, 3/4 cup each
30Min(s) Prep
30Min (s) Cook
8 servings, 3/4 cup each
Ingredients
fresh broccoli florets
(14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
instant white rice, uncooked
(8 oz.) VELVEETA, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
butter
round buttery crackers, crushed
KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Directions
1
Bring broccoli and broth to boil in medium saucepan. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Stir in VELVEETA. Let stand, covered, 5 min. Stir until VELVEETA is completely melted. Spoon into microwaveable bowl. Refrigerate up to 24 hours.
2
Meanwhile, melt butter in small skillet on medium heat. Add cracker crumbs; cook 2 to 3 min. or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Cool completely. Stir in Parmesan. Spoon into airtight container. Store at room temperature up to 24 hours.
3
Cover broccoli mixture with waxed paper just before serving. Microwave on HIGH 5 to 6 min. or until heated through; stir. Sprinkle with crumb mixture. Microwave, uncovered, 2 to 3 min. or until heated through.
kitchen Tips
Substitute:
Prepare using 2% Milk VELVEETA.
Serving Suggestion:
Serve this irresistible vegetable dish along with your favorite grilled lean meat, poultry or fish and fresh vegetables.