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Single Serving Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole

by Stephanie

Minute Ready Rice is so dang versatile. You can take a little cup of it, heat in the microwave, and turn that stuff into anything. Anything! You can make all kinds of meals from breakfast with some peanut butter and honey to a stir fry rice bowl to a burrito bowl.  But my personal favorite is this Single Serving Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole.

Make a quick lunch in under 5 minutes with this delicious single serving Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole

Cheese + Broccoli = LOVE.  I have a thing for cheese. It’s probably more like a love affair. I’m not sure I could live without cheese.  And, I just love broccoli.  It’s one of my favorite veggies steamed. 

This Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole is a little piece of comfort food you can quickly make during your day.

This Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole tastes just heavenly with melted fresh cheddar and smashed broccoli mixed with the rice.  It’s a little piece of comfort food you can have for lunch or any time. 

Check out this simple visual instruction on how to make this recipe super quick.

If you live in a dorm with just a microwave, you can make this into a delicious comfort food meal in no time flat – less than 5 minutes! You can even make this meal at work or school. If there’s a microwave around you can use, you can make this.  

Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole on the go

You can even take this to school and make it in the cafeteria.  I pack a bowl of the Minute Ready to Serve, a ziplock bag with about 2 tablespoons of shredded cheddar, and a ziplock bag of frozen broccoli with about 4-5 florets. Don’t pack fresh broccoli as it will take longer to steam.  With the frozen broccoli, it will defrost before lunch time and be perfect for smashing after you heat it up. 

Single Serving Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole
Yield: 1 serving

Single Serving Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole

Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes

Need a quick and easy lunch or dinner? Make a Single Serving Cheddar Broccoli Rice Casserole in the microwave and it's ready in minutes!


  • 1 serving of Minute Ready to Serve Rice - I like jasmine rice the best.
  • 2 tbs cheddar cheese - shredded
  • 4-5 frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 tbs water


  1. Prepare the Minute Ready to Serve Rice as instructed on the package.
  2. In a separate bowl, add water, cheese, and broccoli.
  3. After rice is done cooking, heat the broccoli/cheese mixture for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from microwave and smash broccoli with fork.
  5. Pour in the rice, mix together, and serve.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 537Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 180mgCarbohydrates: 103gFiber: 7gSugar: 3gProtein: 16g

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