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
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.
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.
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.
Prepare using 2% Milk VELVEETA.
Serve this irresistible vegetable dish along with your favorite grilled lean meat, poultry or fish and fresh vegetables.